View definitions for perpetuating


Discover More

Example Sentences

They perpetuate conspiracy-mongering, science denial and economic illiteracy, making fellowship and rational debate among Americans with different political views nearly impossible.

Jefferson is unwittingly perpetuating an inaccurate stereotype about Stoicism that prevents people from understanding a philosophy of life that has great potential to benefit them personally—and humanity more broadly.

Critics, including Payne and Niyongabo, accused the school of misusing its federal funding by perpetuating a system in which students and employees of color face discrimination.

Most concerning, it is possible that these responses could self-perpetuate in some patients, resulting in the emergence of new, permanent autoimmune disorders.

This disengagement is perpetuated because policymakers generally ignore or forget nonvoters, giving them little reason to vote in the future, he said.

Why are we angry at the man who called this abuse to attention, rather than people perpetuating it?

But if you get this 24-hour, ‘round-the-clock reporting that is perpetuating fear, before you know it you’re glued to it.

So why are we continually inundated with images and hate speech perpetuating this harmful lie?

In Sayegh's eyes, Commissioner Bratton is simply perpetuating the methods of former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.

Collins blames prohibitionist forces in 1961 for perpetuating this fantasy—which he says still exists.

They were the school-masters of thousands and tens of thousands, perpetuating their ideas to remotest generations.

She would receive money again for perpetuating it in a more flagrant form.

They believe this personal patronage to be a means of perpetuating their own tenure.

To have created so contemptible a creature was a great enough blunder, but think of perpetuating his race forever and ever!

Never in human history has the ingenuity of a ruling class devised a cleverer or a crueller mode of perpetuating its supremacy.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perpetuating, such as: continuance, continuity, extension, perpetuation, preservation, and assiduity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.