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Another word for corrupt

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Adjective
  1. Utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior

  2. Marked by dishonesty, especially in matters of public trust

    See also:

    honest

  3. Ruthlessly seeking personal advantage

    See also:

    self

Verb
  1. To ruin utterly in character or quality

  2. To make morally impure

      1. To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
      2. To expose to an infectious agent, toxin, or undesirable substance:
      3. To subject to decay or putrefaction:
      1. The top layer of the earth's surface in which plants can grow, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter and having the capability of retaining water.
      2. A particular kind of earth or ground:
      3. Country; land:
      1. To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter.
      2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
      3. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
      1. To invade and proliferate in, often resulting in disease. Used of microorganisms or other infectious agents:
      2. To cause the invasion of (a cell, for example) with a microorganism or other infectious agent:
      3. To transmit a pathogen or disease to:
      1. To make filthy or dirty; pollute:
      2. To debase the pureness or excellence of; corrupt:
      3. To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).
      1. To make impure or unclean by contact or mixture.
      2. To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
      3. To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:
    See also:

    clean

Another word for corrupt

Modifier
  1. Depraved

    See also:

    wicked

  2. Inaccurate

Verb
  1. To debase

      1. To cause to be misguided; mislead.
      1. To lead in the wrong direction.
      2. To give a wrong impression or lead toward a wrong conclusion, especially by intentionally deceiving.
      1. To turn or twist (wood, for example) out of shape; deform.
      2. To alter from a normal, proper, or healthy state; twist or pervert:
      3. To arrange strands of yarn or thread lengthwise onto (a loom) in preparation for weaving.
      1. A substance that causes injury, illness, or death, especially by chemical means.
      2. Something destructive or fatal.
      3. A substance that inhibits another substance or a reaction:
      1. To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem.
      1. To make or become weak or weaker.
      1. To bring down, as in extent, amount, or degree; diminish.
      2. To gain control of; subject or conquer:
      3. To subject to destruction:
      1. designating or of a menu whose options are displayed beneath its title with a click of the mouse
      1. To look angry, sullen, or threatening.
      2. To appear dark or stormy, as the sky.
      3. A threatening, sullen, or angry look.
      1. To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner:
      1. To disregard or act in a manner that does not conform to (a law or promise, for example).
      2. To assault (a person) sexually.
      3. To do harm to (property or qualities considered sacred); desecrate or defile.
      1. To deprive of something valuable, especially by force; rob:
      2. To ruin, especially by destroying or removing what is valuable:
      1. Loss of honor, respect, or reputation; shame.
      2. The condition of being strongly and generally disapproved.
      3. One that brings disfavor or discredit:
      1. Loss of honor, respect, or reputation.
      2. The condition of having lost honor or good repute.
      3. A cause of loss of honor:
      1. To use incorrectly.
      2. To mistreat or abuse.
      3. Improper, unlawful, or incorrect use; misapplication.
      1. To treat roughly or wrongly.
      1. To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
      2. To hurt or injure by maltreatment; ill-use:
      3. To force sexual activity on; rape or molest.
      1. To alter from proper or natural form; misshape:
      2. To spoil the beauty or appearance of; disfigure:
      3. To alter the shape of by pressure or stress.
      1. To mar or spoil the appearance or shape of; deform.
      1. To mar or spoil the appearance or surface of; disfigure.
      2. To impair the usefulness, value, or influence of.
      3. To obliterate; destroy.
      1. Destruction or a loss in value, usefulness, or ability resulting from an action or event.
      2. Money required to be paid as compensation for an injury or wrong.
      3. Cost; price:
      1. To cause physical damage or pain to (an individual or a body part); injure:
      2. To experience injury or pain to or in (an individual or a body part):
      3. To cause mental or emotional suffering to; distress:
      1. Physical or psychological damage or injury:
      2. Immoral or unjust effects:
      3. To do harm to:
      1. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
      2. To experience injury in (oneself or a body part):
      3. To cause damage to; impair:
      1. To inflict damage, especially disfiguring damage, on.
      2. To impair the soundness, perfection, or integrity of; spoil.
      3. A disfiguring mark; a blemish.
      1. To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
      1. To overthrow or destroy (a government or an established order or authority).
      2. To undermine, overturn, or render ineffective (a rule or an established notion, such as a stereotype, for example).
      3. To cause to serve a purpose other than the original or established one; commandeer or redirect:
      1. To weaken by wearing away a base or foundation:
      2. To weaken, injure, or impair, often by degrees or imperceptibly; sap:
      3. To dig a mine or tunnel beneath.
      1. A small mark that makes the appearance of something less attractive.
      2. An imperfection that mars or impairs; a flaw.
      3. To cause to have a small mark or marks that diminish attractiveness:
      1. Any of numerous plant diseases resulting in sudden conspicuous wilting and dying of affected parts, especially young, growing tissues.
      2. The condition or causative agent, such as a bacterium, fungus, or virus, that results in blight.
      3. An agent or action that harms or ruins the value or success of something:
      1. To lower in quality or character; debase.
      2. To declare or prove (someone) to be a bastard.
      1. A metallic solid or liquid that is composed of a homogeneous mixture of two or more metals or of metals and nonmetal or metalloid elements, usually for the purpose of imparting or increasing specific characteristics or properties:
      2. A mixture; an amalgam:
      3. The relative degree of mixture with a base metal; fineness.
      1. The state of being physically destroyed, collapsed, or decayed:
      2. The state of being extensively harmed or damaged:
      3. Poverty of bankruptcy:
      1. To impair or destroy the value or quality of; ruin:
      2. To harm the character of (a child) by overindulgence or leniency.
      3. To plunder; despoil.
      1. To discolor, soil, or spot:
      2. To bring into disrepute; taint or tarnish:
      3. To change the color of (a piece of wood, for example) by applying a stain.
      1. To invade and proliferate in, often resulting in disease. Used of microorganisms or other infectious agents:
      2. To cause the invasion of (a cell, for example) with a microorganism or other infectious agent:
      3. To transmit a pathogen or disease to:
      1. To make impure or unclean by contact or mixture.
      2. To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
      3. To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:
      1. To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
      2. To expose to an infectious agent, toxin, or undesirable substance:
      3. To subject to decay or putrefaction:
      1. To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter.
      2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
      3. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
      1. To undermine the confidence or morale of; dishearten:
      2. To put into disorder; confuse.
      3. To debase the morals of; corrupt.
      1. To make filthy or dirty; pollute:
      2. To debase the pureness or excellence of; corrupt:
      3. To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).
      1. To corrupt morally.
      2. To seduce (someone).
      3. To reduce the value, quality, or excellence of; debase:
      1. To debase, especially morally; corrupt.
      1. To lessen the price or value of:
      2. To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
      3. To think or speak of as being of little worth; belittle.
      1. To make impure by adding extraneous, improper, or inferior ingredients.
      2. Spurious; adulterated.
      3. Adulterous.
      1. To induce (a person) to commit an unlawful or evil act.
      2. To procure (perjured testimony):
      3. To induce (a person) to commit perjury.
      1. Money or some other benefit given to a person in power, especially a public official, in an effort to cause the person to take a particular action.
      2. Something offered to induce another to do something:
      3. To give, offer, or promise a bribe to.
      1. To lower in quality or value; make inferior or less valuable:
      2. To lower in dignity; dishonor or disgrace:
      3. To reduce in grade, rank, or status; demote.
      1. To reduce the value or quality of; impair or spoil:
      2. To corrupt morally; debase:
      3. To make ineffective (a contract or legal stipulation, for example); invalidate.
      1. To cause to turn away from what is right, proper, or good; debase:
      2. To corrupt (someone) morally.
      3. To interpret incorrectly; misconstrue or distort:
  2. To render inaccurate

      1. A thin, cushionlike mass of soft material used to fill, to give shape, or to protect against jarring, scraping, or other injury.
      2. A piece of equipment consisting of shaped cushioning material often attached to a hard outer surface and worn to protect against blows, collisions, or shots.
      3. A flexible saddle without a frame.
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. A person who is licensed to practice medicine and has trained at a school of medicine, chiropractic, optometry, podiatry, dentistry, or veterinary medicine.
      2. A practitioner of alternative medicine or folk medicine who does not have traditional medical credentials.
      3. A person who has earned the highest academic degree, usually a PhD, awarded by a college or university in a specified discipline.
      1. To turn or twist (wood, for example) out of shape; deform.
      2. To alter from a normal, proper, or healthy state; twist or pervert:
      3. To arrange strands of yarn or thread lengthwise onto (a loom) in preparation for weaving.
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. To produce or contrive (something previously unknown) by the use of ingenuity or imagination.
      2. To make up; fabricate:
      1. To make; create.
      2. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
      3. To concoct in order to deceive:
      1. To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
      2. To expose to an infectious agent, toxin, or undesirable substance:
      3. To subject to decay or putrefaction:
      1. To make impure or unclean by contact or mixture.
      2. To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
      3. To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:
      1. To make impure by adding extraneous, improper, or inferior ingredients.
      2. Spurious; adulterated.
      3. Adulterous.
      1. To make an imitation or copy of (something), usually with the intent to defraud:
      2. To make a pretense of; feign:
      3. To carry on a deception; dissemble.
      1. A liquid that contains a solvent and an oxidizing or evaporating binder and is applied to a surface to produce a hard, transparent finish after evaporation and curing.
      2. The smooth coating or gloss resulting from the application of this liquid:
      3. Something suggestive of or resembling varnish.
      1. (idiomatic) To cover up a mistake or a crime; to hush up or whitewash.
      2. (idiomatic) To treat something with less care than it deserves; to skimp.
      1. The appearance of objects or light sources described in terms of the individual's perception of them, involving hue, lightness, and saturation for objects, and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources.
      2. The characteristics of light by which the individual is made aware of objects or light sources through the receptors of the eye, described in terms of dominant wavelength, luminance, and purity.
      3. A gradation or variation of this aspect, especially when other than black, white, or gray; a hue:
      1. To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition:
      2. To make indistinct or difficult to perceive:
      3. To conceal or obscure by dissemblance or false show; misrepresent:
      1. To mix up or distort to such an extent as to make misleading or incomprehensible:
      2. To scramble (a signal or message), as by erroneous encoding or faulty transmission.
      3. To sort out; cull.
      1. To change or make different; modify:
      2. To adjust (a garment) for a better fit.
      3. To castrate or spay (an animal, such as a cat or a dog).
      1. To state wrongly or falsely.
      1. To give an incorrect or misleading representation of.
      2. To serve incorrectly or dishonestly as an official representative of.
      1. To state untruthfully; misrepresent.
      2. To make false by altering or adding to:
      3. To counterfeit; forge: