Perpetuated is defined as something continued, something preserved or something allowed to go on.
When you heard a rumor about something and you added to the rumor, this is an example of how you perpetuated the story.
- In respect cf hospitals and the treatment of the sick his energy and knowledge were of enormous advantage to his country, both in times of peace and of war, and the unrivalled accommodation for medical treatment possessed by Berlin is a standing tribute to his name, which will be perpetuated in one of the largest hospitals of the city.
- Modern writers have perpetuated the error that the Cassiterides were definite spots, and have made many attempts to identify them.
- But this theory, which originated in the 15th century and was perpetuated in the title of The Lusiads, has no historical foundation.
- It had an immense vogue, perpetuated by the printing-press in fifty-nine editions.
- The foreign missionary work of the General Assembly had been carried on after 1812 through the (Congregational) American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (organized in 1810) until the separation of 1837, when the Old School Assembly established its own board of foreign missions; the New School continued to work through the American board; after the union of 1869 the separate board was perpetuated and the American board transferred to it, with the contributions made to the American board by the New School churches, the missions in Africa (1833), in Syria (1822), and in Persia (1835).