verb (used with object), per·pet·u·at·ed, per·pet·u·at·ing.
- perpetual check,
- perpetual debenture,
- perpetual inventory,
- perpetual motion,
- perpetual-motion machine,
Origin of perpetuate
Examples from the Web for perpetuated
Bidegain insists the media have perpetuated a misperception that the Border Patrol operates under its own set of rules.A Shooting on a Tribal Land Uncovers Feds Running Wild|Caitlin Dickson|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yes, as perpetuated in pop culture, the media, and magazines—everywhere.An Artist Explores the Complicated Relationship Between Women and Food|Erin Cunningham|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the wake of 26/11, Scott-Clark and Levy report, the ISI perpetuated the lie that the ten gunmen had been martyred in Kashmir.
The selfie trend is driven by social media and viral content sites, and is perpetuated by endless “millennial” think-pieces.
You perpetuated the cycle of racism in the department as well.Rogue L.A. Cop’s Facebook Manifesto: ‘You Will Now Live the Life of Prey’|The Daily Beast|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was a line o' them green, shiny, greasy-lookin' perpetuated palms across each corner.To Him That Hath|Leroy Scott
It is probable he passed in view of the mainland, and his name is perpetuated in that of the Straits.Early Days in North Queensland|Edward Palmer
Are these the processes by which a noble race is made and perpetuated?The Potiphar Papers|George William Curtis
One especially, the right of paying toll, which the nobles demanded for the navigation of the Ligneul, perpetuated the quarrels.The Dream|Emile Zola
The advice nearest to my heart and deepest in my convictions is that the union of the states be cherished and perpetuated.Through the Year With Famous Authors|Mabel Patterson
Word Origin for perpetuate
1520s, a back-formation from perpetuation or else from Latin perpetuatus, past participle of perpetuare "to make perpetual," from perpetuus (see perpetual). Related: Perpetuated; Perpetuating.