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  • They must have organized themselves into a society to perpetuate their own idea. Cited from Quiet Talks on Service, by S. D. Gordon
  • It has been perpetuated by works of art and literature into modern times.
  • Why should family names be perpetuated merely because they were family names? Cited from The Regent, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • He did much to perpetuate the industry and keep up its standard. Cited from The Story of Porcelain, by Sara Ware Bassett
  • Where else has anything of the kind been perpetuated except in the case of the forest? Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. VIII, Ed. by Francke
  • Through political organization, those holding office have found it possible to perpetuate themselves in power.
  • They are perpetuated by being passed on to others within the group or outside it.
  • In order to perpetuate his pleasant memory, the college was named after him.
  • She has the right of perpetuating the union of church and state. Cited from The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition, by Upton Sinclair
  • He could not change the character of a people, nor perpetuate his dynasty. Cited from Milton, by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
  • His image is to be found on the label today, perpetuating his memory.
  • For whatever the religious or political organization, it always uses every means in its power to perpetuate itself. Cited from Crime: Its Cause and Treatment, by Clarence Darrow
  • A company with these key characteristics he called a living company because it is able to perpetuate itself.
  • Under natural conditions it perpetuates itself best by filling open places in the forest. Cited from Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest, by Edward Tyson Allen
  • Of course I was much pleased at having my name thus perpetuated. Cited from The Romance of the Colorado River, F. Dellenbaugh
  • Due to the lack of resources, these same men will continue along this perpetuating cycle.
  • She captured that voice in her self-published book and helped to perpetuate his legacy.
  • If the plan makes no provision for bad years, it cannot be self-perpetuating. Cited from The Psychology of Management, by L. M. Gilbreth
  • He believed that they were only perpetuating the drama and did not understand the situation they were getting into.
  • That which is founded in crime, can generally by crime alone be perpetuated. Cited from The Empire of Russia, by John S. C. Abbott
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Words starting with perpetuate

Meaning of perpetuate

  • verb Cause to continue or prevail
    perpetuate a myth