Need another word that means the same as “perpetrate”? Find 14 synonyms and 30 related words for “perpetrate” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Perpetrate” are: commit, pull, carry out, perform, execute, do, effect, bring about, be guilty of, be to blame for, be responsible for, accomplish, inflict, wreak
Perpetrate as a Verb
Definitions of "Perpetrate" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “perpetrate” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Perform an act, usually with a negative connotation.
- Carry out or commit (a harmful, illegal, or immoral action.
Synonyms of "Perpetrate" as a verb (14 Words)
|accomplish||Achieve or complete successfully.|
Once this form has been accomplished the applicant needs to secure supporting documents.
|be guilty of||Be priced at.|
|be responsible for||Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function.|
|be to blame for||To remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted — used only in infinitive form.|
|bring about||Be accompanied by.|
|carry out||Be able to feed.|
|commit||Refer a parliamentary or legislative bill to a committee.|
They were reluctant to commit themselves to an opinion.
|do||Get something done.|
He s doing bistro food.
|effect||Act so as to bring into existence.|
Effect a change.
|execute||Perform (a skilful action or manoeuvre.|
Not only does she execute embroideries she designs them too.
|inflict||Impose something unpleasant.|
They inflicted serious injuries on three other men.
|perform||Perform a function.|
Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight.
|pull||Cause to move by pulling.|
Pull your knees towards your chin.
|wreak||Avenge (someone who has been wronged.|
Torrential rainstorms wreaked havoc yesterday.
Usage Examples of "Perpetrate" as a verb
- Perpetrate a crime.
- A crime has been perpetrated against a sovereign state.
Associations of "Perpetrate" (30 Words)
|adultery||Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not their spouse.|
She was committing adultery with a much younger man.
|cheat||An act of cheating a fraud or deception.|
She cheated death in a spectacular crash.
|cheating||Violating accepted standards or rules.|
|chicanery||The use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them.|
Storylines packed with political chicanery.
|collusion||Collusion between ostensible opponents in a lawsuit.|
The armed forces were working in collusion with drug traffickers.
|complicity||The fact or condition of being involved with others in an activity that is unlawful or morally wrong.|
They were accused of complicity in the attempt to overthrow the government.
|conspiracy||The action of plotting or conspiring.|
A conspiracy to destroy the government.
|conspirator||A member of a conspiracy.|
Conspirators had planned to seize the state.
|conspire||(of events or circumstances) seem to be working together to bring about a particular negative result.|
Everything conspires to exacerbate the situation.
|cozen||Act with artful deceit.|
He cozened the money out of the old man.
|deceit||The act of deceiving.|
A series of lies and deceits.
|deceive||Be sexually unfaithful to (one’s regular partner.|
The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house.
|deception||An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.|
A range of elaborate deceptions.
|deceptive||Giving an appearance or impression different from the true one; misleading.|
He put the question with deceptive casualness.
|delude||Make (someone) believe something that is not true.|
Too many theorists have deluded the public.
|embezzlement||The fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else.|
Charges of fraud and embezzlement.
|fraud||Intentional deception resulting in injury to another person.|
Prosecutions for social security frauds.
|hoax||Subject to a playful hoax or joke.|
A hoax 999 call.
|hoodwink||Influence by slyness.|
Staff were hoodwinked into thinking the cucumber was a sawn off shotgun.
|humbug||Deceptive or false talk or behaviour.|
She was always ready to help him provided he didn t humbug.
|illegality||Unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute.|
Proceedings will be required to establish the illegality of the act.
|liar||A person who tells lies.|
The man was a notorious liar.
|peculation||The fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else.|
|phony||Fraudulent; having a misleading appearance.|
|pseudo||(often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of.|
A pseudo esthete.
|scam||A dishonest scheme; a fraud.|
A guy that scams old pensioners out of their savings.
|scandal||Rumour or malicious gossip about scandalous events or actions.|
I know that you would want no scandal attached to her name.
|suspicion||A feeling or thought that something is possible, likely, or true.|
A suspicion of a smile.
|swindle||Deprive of by deceit.|
A businessman swindled investors out of millions of pounds.
|swindler||A person who uses deception to deprive someone of money or possessions.|
He used his charm to become a small time swindler.