Definition of Perpetrate in English :

Define Perpetrate in English

Perpetrate meaning in English

Meaning of Perpetrate in English

Pronunciation of Perpetrate in English

Perpetrate pronunciation in English

Pronounce Perpetrate in English


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1. commit, perpetrate, pull

perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

Example Sentences:
'perpetrate a crime'
'pull a bank robbery'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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to perform or be responsible for (a deception, crime, etc)

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈperpeˌtrated or ˈperpeˌtrating
to do or perform (something evil, criminal, or offensive); be guilty of
to commit (a blunder), impose (a hoax), etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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tr.v. per·pe·trat·ed, per·pe·trat·ing, per·pe·trates
To be responsible for; commit: perpetrate a crime; perpetrate a practical joke.

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