eternize vs immortalise what difference

what is difference between eternize and immortalise

English

Etymology

From Middle French éterniser.

Verb

eternize (third-person singular simple present eternizes, present participle eternizing, simple past and past participle eternized)

  1. (transitive) To make or render eternal.
  2. (transitive) To prolong indefinitely.
  3. (transitive) To immortalize; to make eternally famous.
    • 1595, Edmund Spenser, Sonnet LXXV:
      My verse your virtues rare shall eternize []

Translations

References

  • John A. Simpson and Edward S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “eternize”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.


English

Alternative forms

  • immortalize (US)

Etymology

From immortal +‎ -ise. Perhaps modelled on Middle French immortaliser.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈmɔː(ɹ).tə.ˌlaɪz/

Verb

immortalise (third-person singular simple present immortalises, present participle immortalising, simple past and past participle immortalised)

  1. (British spelling, transitive) To give unending life to, to make immortal.
  2. (transitive) To make eternally famous.
    • 2013, Daniel Taylor, Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic climbs highest to sink Benfica (in The Guardian, 15 May 2013)[1]
      The clocks at either end of the stadium had just ticked past 92 minutes when Branislav Ivanovic made the run that will immortalise him in Chelsea’s history.

Derived terms

  • immortalisation

Translations

Anagrams

  • memorialist

French

Pronunciation

  • Homophones: immortalisent, immortalises

Verb

immortalise

  1. first-person singular present indicative of immortaliser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of immortaliser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of immortaliser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of immortaliser
  5. second-person singular imperative of immortaliser

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