Associations to the word «Corrupt»


CORRUPT, adjective. In a depraved state; debased; perverted; morally degenerate; weak in morals.
CORRUPT, adjective. Abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; in an invalid state.
CORRUPT, adjective. In a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound.
CORRUPT, verb. (transitive) To make corrupt; to change from good to bad; to draw away from the right path; to deprave; to pervert.
CORRUPT, verb. (intransitive) To become putrid or tainted; to putrefy; to rot.
CORRUPT, verb. To debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify.
CORRUPT, verb. To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.

Dictionary definition

CORRUPT, verb. Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals".
CORRUPT, verb. Make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought".
CORRUPT, verb. Place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation".
CORRUPT, verb. Alter from the original.
CORRUPT, adjective. Lacking in integrity; "humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government".
CORRUPT, adjective. Not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive.
CORRUPT, adjective. Containing errors or alterations; "a corrupt text"; "spoke a corrupted version of the language".
CORRUPT, adjective. Touched by rot or decay; "tainted bacon"; "`corrupt' is archaic".

Wise words

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