Associations to the word «Contaminate»

Wiktionary

CONTAMINATE, verb. (transitive) To introduce impurities or foreign matter to.
CONTAMINATE, verb. (transitive) To soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association.
CONTAMINATE, verb. (transitive) To make unfit for use by the introduction of unwholesome or undesirable elements.

Dictionary definition

CONTAMINATE, verb. Make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake".
CONTAMINATE, verb. Make radioactive by adding radioactive material; "Don't drink the water--it's contaminated".

Wise words

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