eternize vs immortalize what difference

what is difference between eternize and immortalize

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

Etymology

immortal +‎ -ize

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈmɔː(ɹ).tə.ˌlaɪz/

Verb

immortalize (third-person singular simple present immortalizes, present participle immortalizing, simple past and past participle immortalized)

  1. (American spelling, Oxford British English) Alternative spelling of immortalise
  2. (biology) To remove the effects of normal apoptosis.

Derived terms

  • deimmortalize
  • immortalization
  • immortalizer

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