AskDefine | Define perpetrate

Dictionary Definition

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

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English

Verb

  1. To be guilty of, or responsible for a crime etc; to commit.

Derived terms

Translations

To be guilty of, or responsible for; to commit

Italian

Verb

perpetrate
  1. Form of Second-person plural imperative, perpetrare#Italian|perpetrare

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accomplish, achieve, be responsible for, bring about, bring off, bring to pass, carry out, carry through, commit, do, do to, effect, effectuate, execute, go and do, inflict, make, pay, perform, produce, pull, pull off, realize, render, take and do, up and do, wreak
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