Third-person singular simple present indicative form of perpetuate.
Perpetuates Sentence Examples
muttering over our dinner how terrible world hunger is, we condone the system that perpetuates it by not acting to change it.
The cycle perpetuates until you find a way to relax and get some sleep (such as is the case with transient insomnia) or it doesn't and you speak to a physician about it (chronic insomnia).
Battersea Fields, bordering the river, were formerly a favourite resort, so that the park also perpetuates a memory.
His name is preserved in the Sicilian Minoa, and his tomb was pointed out in the neighbourhood of Agrigentum, with a shrine above dedicated to his native Aphrodite, the lady of the dove; and in this connexion it must be observed that the cult of Eryx perpetuates to much later times the characteristic features of the worship of the Cretan Nature goddess, as now revealed to us in the palace of Cnossus and elsewhere.
It perpetuates the tripartite division of the world by the ancient Greeks and survives in the Royal Orb.