perpetrate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • become accountable for; commit: perpetrate a crime; perpetrate a practical joke.
    • to accomplish or do; to carry through; to execute, commonly in a poor good sense; to dedicate (as a crime, an offense); becoming responsible of.
  • verb:
    • become accountable of, or accountable for a crime an such like; to dedicate.
    • perform an act, usually with an adverse connotation
  • others:
    • doing perform, or perform; commit: usually in a negative good sense: as, to perpetrate a crime.
    • to create, as one thing execrable or shocking; perform (one thing) in an execrable or shocking method: because, to perpetrate a pun.

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