eternize [ih-tur-nahyz] ExamplesWord Originverb (used with object), e·ter·nized, e·ter·niz·ing.
- to make eternal; perpetuate.
- to immortalize.
Also especially British, e·ter·nise. Origin of eternize From the Medieval Latin word ēternizāre, dating back to 1560–70. See eterne, -ize Related formse·ter·ni·za·tion, nounun·e·ter·nized, adjective Related Words for eternize preserve, eternalize, memorialize Examples from the Web for eternize Historical Examples of eternize
The love of the future,—the yearning to perpetuate and eternize that which one loves.
They should be reprinted at the end of the “Encyclopdia,” to eternize their shame.
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
This man was valorous, and his kindness was worthy to be celebrated and to eternize his name, and his sorrow mourned for.
Pedro Fernandez de Quiros
Julius Csar was noe less diligent to eternize his name be the pen then be the suord.
Chaucer is himself the great poetical observer of men, who in every age is born to record and eternize its acts.