from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make eternal.
  • transitive v. To protract for an indefinite period.
  • transitive v. To make perpetually famous; immortalize.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make or render eternal.
  • v. To prolong indefinitely.
  • v. To immortalize; to make eternally famous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make eternal or endless.
  • transitive v. To make forever famous; to immortalize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make eternal, everlasting, or endless.
  • To prolong the existence or duration of indefinitely; perpetuate.
  • To make forever famous; immortalize: as, to eternize the exploits of heroes.
  • Also spelled eternise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. cause to continue indefinitely
  • v. make famous forever


French éterniser, from Old French eterne, eternal; see eterne.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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