verb (used with object), per·pet·u·at·ed, per·pet·u·at·ing.
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Origin of perpetuate
OTHER WORDS FROM perpetuate
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH perpetuateperpetrate, perpetuate
Example sentences from the Web for perpetuate
And needless to say it's the GOP that depends on perpetuation of the fiction.Budget Balancing and Jobs: It's the Other Way Around!|Michael Tomasky|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately this perpetuation was secured by the sacrifice of some of the dearest interests of the race.Religion & Sex|Chapman Cohen
By the young Japanese man, it is looked upon as a natural duty that has duly to be performed for the perpetuation of his family.Lafcadio Hearn|Nina H. Kennard
Mr. Eve considers this to be merely the perpetuation of some case in which the crude draughtsman has added a tuft to its head.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies