Search Result for "perpetrate":
1. perform an act, usually with a negative connotation;
- Example: "perpetrate a crime"
- Example: "pull a bank robbery"
[syn: perpetrate, commit, pull]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Perpetrate \Per"pe*trate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perpetrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Perpetrating.] [L. perpetratus, p. p. of perpetrare to effect, perpetrare; per + patrare to perform.] To do or perform; to carry through; to execute, commonly in a bad sense; to commit (as a crime, an offense); to be guilty of; as, to perpetrate a foul deed. [1913 Webster] What the worst perpetrate, or best endure. --Young. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
perpetrate v 1: perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery" [syn: perpetrate, commit, pull]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "perpetrate": accomplish, achieve, be responsible for, bring about, bring off, bring to pass, carry out, carry through, commit, do, do to, effect, effectuate, execute, go and do, inflict, make, pay, perform, produce, pull, pull off, realize, render, take and do, up and do, wreak