Definition of eternize in English:


(also eternise)


[WITH OBJECT]literary
  • Make eternal; cause to live or last forever.

    • ‘Here, the poetic garlands bestowed by poetic favor become subject to nature, subject to death - dramatically reversing the eternizing conceit of Shakespeare's ‘Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day’.’
    • ‘I was becoming too attached to the past, which was now eternised in my mind as impossible perfections.’
    keep alive, keep going, keep in existence, preserve, conserve, sustain, maintain, continue, extend, carry on, keep up, cause to continue, prolong
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