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Other Perpetrate Definition

[v] perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"

Synonyms

commit, pull

See Also...

act, make, move, recommit

Misc. Definitions

\Per"pe*trate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perpetrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perpetrating}.] [L. perpetratus, p. p. of perpetrare to effect, perpetrare; per + patrare to perform.] To do or perform; to carry through; to execute, commonly in a bad sense; to commit (as a crime, an offense); to be guilty of; as, to perpetrate a foul deed. What the worst perpetrate, or best endure. --Young.

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