HyperDic: perpetuate

English > 1 sense of the word perpetuate:
VERBstativeperpetuatecause to continue or prevail
perpetuate > pronunciation
Soundsperpeh'chahwey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > perpetuate: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningCause to continue or prevail.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"perpetuate a myth"
NarrowereternizeCause to continue indefinitely
Broadercontinue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserveKeep or maintain in unaltered condition
Spanishperpetuar
Catalanperpetuar
Nounsperpetuationthe act of prolonging something

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