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perpetuate

save, maintain, sustain; preserve from oblivion: perpetuate a little-known opera
Not to be confused with:
perpetrate – to commit: perpetrate a crime; to present or execute in a tasteless manner: perpetrate a poor performance
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per·pet·u·ate

 (pər-pĕch′o͞o-āt′)
tr.v. per·pet·u·at·ed, per·pet·u·at·ing, per·pet·u·ates
1. To cause to continue indefinitely; make perpetual.
2. To prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered: The new library will perpetuate its founder's great love of learning.

[Latin perpetuāre, perpetuāt-, from perpetuus, continuous; see perpetual.]

per·pet′u·ance, per·pet′u·a′tion n.
per·pet′u·a′tor n.
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perpetuate

(pəˈpɛtjʊˌeɪt)
vb
(tr) to cause to continue or prevail: to perpetuate misconceptions.
[C16: from Latin perpetuāre to continue without interruption, from perpetuus perpetual]
perˌpetuˈation, perˈpetuance n
Usage: See at perpetrate
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per•pet•u•ate

(pərˈpɛtʃ uˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to make perpetual; preserve from extinction or oblivion.
[1520–30; < Latin perpetuātus, past participle of perpetuāre, derivative of perpetuus uninterrupted. See perpetual, -ate1]
per•pet`u•a′tion, n.
per•pet′u•a`tor, n.
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perpetuate


Past participle: perpetuated
Gerund: perpetuating

Imperative
perpetuate
perpetuate
Present
I perpetuate
you perpetuate
he/she/it perpetuates
we perpetuate
you perpetuate
they perpetuate
Preterite
I perpetuated
you perpetuated
he/she/it perpetuated
we perpetuated
you perpetuated
they perpetuated
Present Continuous
I am perpetuating
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he/she/it is perpetuating
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you are perpetuating
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Present Perfect
I have perpetuated
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he/she/it has perpetuated
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Past Continuous
I was perpetuating
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we were perpetuating
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Past Perfect
I had perpetuated
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Future
I will perpetuate
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he/she/it will perpetuate
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you will perpetuate
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Future Perfect
I will have perpetuated
you will have perpetuated
he/she/it will have perpetuated
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Future Continuous
I will be perpetuating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been perpetuating
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you have been perpetuating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been perpetuating
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he/she/it will have been perpetuating
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you will have been perpetuating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been perpetuating
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he/she/it had been perpetuating
we had been perpetuating
you had been perpetuating
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Conditional
I would perpetuate
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Past Conditional
I would have perpetuated
you would have perpetuated
he/she/it would have perpetuated
we would have perpetuated
you would have perpetuated
they would have perpetuated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.perpetuate - cause to continue or prevail; "perpetuate a myth"
eternize - cause to continue indefinitely
preserve, uphold, carry on, continue, bear on - keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
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perpetuate

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perpetuate

verb
To cause to last endlessly:
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Translations

perpetuate

[pəˈpetjʊeɪt] VTperpetuar
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perpetuate

[pərˈpɛtʃʊeɪt] vtperpétuer
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perpetuate

vtaufrechterhalten; memorybewahren
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perpetuate

[pəˈpɛtjʊˌeɪt] vtperpetuare
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References in classic literature ?
Many French words have, consequently, become of local use in this quarter of America, and not a few names given in that language have been perpetuated. When the adventurers, who first penetrated these wilds, met, in the centre of the forests, immense plains, covered with rich verdure or rank grasses, they naturally gave them the appellation of meadows.
Above all, the warfare of Hester's spirit at that epoch was perpetuated in Pearl.
Mother and daughter stood together in the same circle of seclusion from human society; and in the nature of the child seemed to be perpetuated those unquiet elements that had distracted Hester Prynne before Pearl's birth, but had since begun to be soothed away by the softening influences of maternity.
In one word, Queequeg, said I, rather digressively; hell is an idea first born on an undigested apple-dumpling; and since then perpetuated through the hereditary dyspepsias nurtured by Ramadans.
The disgrace of his first marriage might, perhaps, as there was no reason to suppose it perpetuated by offspring, have been got over, had he not done worse; but he had, as by the accustomary intervention of kind friends, they had been informed, spoken most disrespectfully of them all, most slightingly and contemptuously of the very blood he belonged to, and the honours which were hereafter to be his own.
"It was written," thought poor Cornelius, "that I should not in this world give my name either to a child to a flower, or to a book, -- the three things by which a man's memory is perpetuated."
For the industry then, if personal lifestyle agencies cannot be perpetuated, what new agency development plan might?
Now perpetuate: (1) The interesting thing about genes is that they are perpetuated for as long as new generations are brought into being.
'My sister would never, ever have done anything to harm any child, especially within our family,' she told 'Larry King Now.' 'And for those lies to be perpetuated in this so-called documentary film, I think it's evil.'
Novelist Pearl Buck and others perpetuated common myths about China among the American people before Mao came to power to change the long-perpetuated myths about the country.
Kolkata, July 21( ANI ): Communist Party of India leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Monday said former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju has exposed the corruption which has perpetuated in the judiciary.
Editors Ramona Alaggia and Cathy Vine describe male violence in families as a practice that is perpetuated by patriarchal structures of inequality.