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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. cause to continue or prevail;
- Example: "perpetuate a myth"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Perpetuate \Per*pet"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perpetuated; p. pr. & vb. n. Perpetuating.] [L. perpetuatus, p. p. of perpetuare to perpetuate. See Perpetual.] To make perpetual; to cause to endure, or to be continued, indefinitely; to preserve from extinction or oblivion; to eternize. --Addison. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Perpetuate \Per*pet"u*ate\, a. [L. perpetuatus, p. p.] Made perpetual; perpetuated. [R.] --Southey. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

perpetuate v 1: cause to continue or prevail; "perpetuate a myth"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "perpetuate": bolster, conserve, continue, embalm, eternalize, eternize, extend, freeze, hold, immortalize, keep, keep alive, keep fresh, keep going, keep on, keep up, lengthen, maintain, memorialize, monumentalize, perennialize, preserve, preserve from oblivion, prolong, protract, retain, secure, support, sustain