PERPET'UATE, verb transitive [Latin perpetuo.] To make perpetual; to eternize.
1. 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.
2. To continue by repetition without limitation.