Meaning of perpetuate

per•pet•u•ate

Pronunciation: (pur-pech'-āt"), [key]
— -at•ed, -at•ing.
  1. to make perpetual.
  2. to preserve from extinction or oblivion: to perpetuate one's name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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