Definition for PER-PET'U-ATE

PER-PET'U-ATE, v.t. [L. perpetuo.]

  1. To make perpetual; to eternize.
  2. To cause to endure or to be continued indefinitely, to preserve from extinction or oblivion; as, to perpetuate the remembrance of a great event or of an illustrious character, The monument in London perpetuates the remembrance of the conflagration in 1666. Medals may perpetuate the glories of a prince. – Addison.
  3. To continue by repetition without limitation.

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