The quality or condition of being perpetual.
Time without end; eternity.
Unlimited time; eternity.
Perpetuity is defined as the state or quality of lasting forever.
An example of perpetuity is a pension that is paid for life.
An annuity payable indefinitely.
The state or quality of being perpetual.
Something perpetual, as an annuity or pension to be paid indefinitely or, often specif., for life.
(countable) Something that is perpetual.
(countable, finance) An annuity in which the periodic payments begin on a fixed date and continue indefinitely.
For an indefinite period of time; forever.
Forever or for an indefinite period.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of perpetuity
From Old French perpetuitÃ©, ultimately from Latin perpetuitÄs.
Perpetuity Sentence Examples
Such land was let either on five-year leases or in perpetuity to colon.
The land revenue was fixed in perpetuity with the zemindar in 17 93.
Iu 1791 the subsidy was changed to $6000, in perpetuity; for some years later this was raised to $10,000, and is still annually paid.
And what is more than all for perpetuity of fame, he was one of the great masters of the high and difficult art of elaborate composition.
The zamindars of that time were raised to the status of landlords, with rights of transfer and inheritance, subject always to the payment in perpetuity of a rent-charge.
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