Part of speech:
Adulterating; making inferior or impure
making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
To thin down or weaken as by mixing with water or other liquid
To weigh down with or as with a heavy load; burden; oppress
To use sophistry.
To add ingredients so as to improve or conceal the taste, appearance, or quality of:
To make or become weak or weaker
To dilute by adding water to
To expose to an infectious agent, toxin, or undesirable substance:
To add a small amount of one substance to another.
To be capable of being blended together:
(Finance) To show, in accounting, (an item of charge inserted in an account) to be wrong.
To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art).
To adjust (a garment) for a better fit.
To lessen the strength of; dilute:
To reduce to fundamental parts.
To pass into solution:
(Geology) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down.
To make filthy or dirty; pollute:
The definition of impair is to hinder or weaken something.
To make (water, etc.) turbid
To reduce the value or quality of; impair or spoil:
To lower or remove the value of something.
To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
To lessen the price or value of:
(--- Archaic) To render impure; contaminate.
To contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
To combine (varieties or grades of the same substance) to obtain a mixture of a particular character, quality, or consistency:
Infuse is defined as to steep, soak, implant or instill an idea.
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
To contaminate with a pathogenic microorganism or agent:
To permeate (a porous substance) with a liquid or gas.
To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
To mix or become mixed together.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
(Ergative) To grow or become clear or transparent; to become free from feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under clarification.
(Computers) To use a filter to block or restrict access to:
In a fair manner:
To free from coarse, unsuitable, or immoral characteristics:
To keep in existence; sustain:
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