Perpetuate Definition

pər-pĕcho͝o-āt
perpetuated, perpetuates, perpetuating
verb
To make perpetual; cause to continue or be remembered; preserve from oblivion.
Webster's New World
To prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered.
The new library will perpetuate its founder's great love of learning.
American Heritage

To prolong the existence of.

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Origin of Perpetuate

  • Latin perpetuāre perpetuāt- from perpetuus continuous perpetual

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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