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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

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.

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

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.

perpetuate


Past participle: perpetuated
Gerund: perpetuating

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Present Continuous
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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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"

perpetuate

perpetuate

verb
To cause to last endlessly:
Translations

perpetuate

[pəˈpetjʊeɪt] VTperpetuar

perpetuate

[pərˈpɛtʃʊeɪt] vtperpétuer

perpetuate

vtaufrechterhalten; memorybewahren

perpetuate

[pəˈpɛtjʊˌeɪt] vtperpetuare
References in classic literature ?
Because every thought, either philosophical or religious, is interested in perpetuating itself; because the idea which has moved one generation wishes to move others also, and leave a trace.
Human thought discovers a mode of perpetuating itself, not only more durable and more resisting than architecture, but still more simple and easy.
Foreign nations have long considered themselves as interested in the changes made by events in this constitution; and have, on various occasions, betrayed their policy of perpetuating its anarchy and weakness.
It reminded me of a time thirteen centuries away, when the "poor whites" of our South who were always despised and frequently insulted by the slave-lords around them, and who owed their base condition simply to the presence of slavery in their midst, were yet pusillanimously ready to side with the slave-lords in all political moves for the upholding and perpetuating of slavery, and did also finally shoulder their muskets and pour out their lives in an effort to prevent the destruction of that very institution which degraded them.
However, perpetuating a lifestyle within the business environment is not possible.
Sample 3: 'He said the state government will not condone any form of violence and they will ensure that those perpetuating it would be dealt with according to the law.'(Tension in Clabar over Vandalised Billboards, The Nation, 6 January, 2019)
Labour MP David Lammy accused Stacey Dooley of perpetuating "tired and unhelpful stereotypes" after she travelled to Africa for an upcoming Comic Relief documentary.
READ: Duterte told to resign for touching' sleeping house help in his youthThe PCW also urged the general public to speak out and "help in fighting the misuse and abuse of power by men to subjugate women." They said, "We call an end to sexism, whether in thought, language and actions, and an end in becoming instruments in perpetuating gender-based violence.
"Perpetuating Trouble" is the personal memoir of novelist Chris Orcutt and shows how true this quote from F.
'It seems you don't want me to stay quiet and your trolls want to keep perpetuating lies about me,' she said.
Thus, to vote yay or nay is just perpetuating a nonsensical drain on the nation's resources.
Thus, to vote yay or nay, is just perpetuating a nonsensical drain on the nation''s resources.