Perpetuate
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Perpetuate [per-pech-oo-eyt]

VERB

VERB

  • To cause to last indefinitely.

  • To preserve from extinction.

Example

"He perpetuated the myth that his neighbour's house is haunted."

"Naming institutions or buildings on the names of leaders who perpetuated slavery is not helping keep the peace."

Synonyms

Bolster, Maintain, Eternalize, Preserve, Conserve, Keep, Immortalize, Continue

Antonyms

Discontinue, Neglect, Release, Halt, Stop, Eradicate, Crush, Erase, Extinguish, Obliterate

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