Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • verb cause to continue indefinitely
  • verb make famous forever

Etymologies

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

[French éterniser, from Old French eterne, eternal; see eterne.]

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