perpetuate

(redirected from perpetuates)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for perpetuate

Synonyms for perpetuate

to cause to last endlessly

Words related to perpetuate

cause to continue or prevail

References in classic literature ?
To preserve and perpetuate it was the great object of the people in forming that convention, and it is also the great object of the plan which the convention has advised them to adopt.
I believe your intention is to perpetuate, and not to weaken, the ties between me and my other and far dearer self.
Charles Herd is the winner of this award that perpetuates the memory of Fernley H.
Relief Works Agency (UNRWA), which is responsible for aiding Palestinian refugees, perpetuates the problem and should be shut down.
James Makokis, an Aboriginal family physician at Saddle Lake Health Care Centre on the Saddle Lake Cree Nation in Alberta, says poor housing "perpetuates health issues." Makokis spoke at a gathering hosted by Homeward Trust Edmonton, examining the key issues surrounding homelessness in the city.
One contributor traces the backlash against feminist analysis of men's violence and challenges the gender-neutral language that hides and perpetuates the problem.
JOHN Payton (Letters, January 29) perpetuates the myth that the British empire was entirely bad and that its wealth came from exploiting the poorest people in the world.
Problem perpetuated Graham Smith (yesterday's Chatroom) needs to understand that carrying on because that's the way it is just perpetuates the problem regarding prize-money.
Their premise is that hiding the horrors, and the concomitant subversion of our antidotal aversion, perpetuates the war and its cause.
These systems are self-organizing; they involve a dynamic process that creates and perpetuates a dynamic pattern and vice versa (Lewin 1992)!
The Humanist community shouldn't be detracting from the problem at hand by participating in the charter school movement that instead produces poor academic results, perpetuates the stratification of society, advances a parochial educational atmosphere, and reduces public education funding.
Dessens maintains that Caribbean fiction is often critical of slavery: "Very little Caribbean fiction was written to defend the institution of slavery or the society that developed around it." But 19th-century US southern literature glorifies the South and perpetuates positive images of slavery.
But overall, the presentation lacks sophistication and perpetuates the notion of environmentalism as a fringe subculture, while alienating the mainstream.
This monument, dedicated on November 19, 1992, perpetuates the memory of police officers who gave their lives while serving the citizens of Houston.