transitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1566 1. a. to make eternal b. to prolong indefinitely 2. immortalizeeternization noun

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  • Eternize — E*ter nize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eternized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eterniziing}.] [Cf. F. [ e]terniser.] 1. To make eternal or endless. [1913 Webster] This other [gift] served but to eternize woe. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To make forever famous; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eternize — index perpetuate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eternize — (Amer.) e ter·nize || naɪz v. make famous for ever; cause to continue indefinitely long, immortalise (also eternise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eternize — vt. eternalized, eternalizing [ē tʉr′nīz΄, itʉr′nīz΄; ē′tərnīz΄] vt. eternized, eternizing [Fr éterniser < ML aeternizare < L aeternus] 1. to make eternal; cause to last forever 2. to make famous forever; immortalize: Also eternalize vt …   English World dictionary

  • eternize — eternization, n. /i terr nuyz/, v.t., eternized, eternizing. 1. to make eternal; perpetuate. 2. to immortalize. Also, esp. Brit., eternise. [1560 70; < ML eternizare. See ETERNE, IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • eternize — verb a) To make or render eternal. b) To prolong indefinitely …   Wiktionary

  • eternize — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To cause to last endlessly: eternalize, immortalize, perpetuate. See CONTINUE, REMEMBER …   English dictionary for students

  • eternize — v. a. 1. Make eternal (in the several senses), confer eternity upon, carry to eternity. 2. Perpetuate, make perpetual. 3. Immortalize, make forever famous, make immortal …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • eternize — eter·nize …   English syllables

  • eternize — e•ter•nize [[t]ɪˈtɜr naɪz[/t]] v. t. nized, niz•ing 1) to make eternal; perpetuate 2) to immortalize • Etymology: 1560–70; < ML e•ter ni•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

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