verb (used with object), e·ter·nal·ized, e·ter·nal·iz·ing.

Also especially British, e·ter·nal·ise.

Origin of eternalize

First recorded in 1610–20; eternal + -ize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for eternalize

preserve, eternize, memorialize

Examples from the Web for eternalize

Historical Examples of eternalize

  • Oh, to prolong this blissful moment, to sleep, to eternalize oneself in it!

    Tragic Sense Of Life

    Miguel de Unamuno

  • The thirst of eternity is what is called love among men, and whosoever loves another wishes to eternalize himself in him.

    Tragic Sense Of Life

    Miguel de Unamuno

  • Every family had its own, dead or alive, oftener dead, and wanted to eternalize his features.

    Pierre and Luce

    Romain Rolland

British Dictionary definitions for eternalize


eternalise eternize or eternise (ɪˈtɜːnaɪz)

verb (tr)

to make eternal
to make famous for ever; immortalize
Derived Formseternalization, eternization, eternalisation or eternisation, noun
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