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Definitions of corrupt

  1. To become putrid; to become vitiated. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To subject to decay; spoil; putrefy; vitiate; deprave; pollute; pervert, as by bribery. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To injure; spoil; make impure; bribe; to debase; to pervert. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To make putrid: to defile: to debase: to bribe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To make putrid; spoil; debase; bribe. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To rot: to lose purity. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To become corrupted. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To change from a sound to an unsound and putrescent state; to vitiate or deprave; to defile; to pervert or vitiate integrity; to bribe; to debase or render impure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. To turn from a sound to a putrid state; to taint; to deprave; to pervert; to bribe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Corruptness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Corrupter, corruptor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. touched by rot or decay; "tainted bacon"; "`corrupt' is archaic" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. Changed from a sound to a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. Changed from a state of uprightness, correctness, truth, etc., to a worse state; vitiated; depraved; debased; perverted; as, corrupt language; corrupt judges. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. Abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; as, the text of the manuscript is corrupt. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to make putrid; to putrefy. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to pervert; to debase; to defile. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to corrupt a judge by a bribe. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify; as, to corrupt language; to corrupt the sacred text. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To become putrid or tainted; to putrefy; to rot. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To become vitiated; to lose putity or goodness. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. Depraved; putrid; spoiled; abounding in errors; open to bribery. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. Putrid: depraved: defiled: not genuine: full of errors. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. CORRUPTNESS, CORRUPTER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Putrid; depraved; full of errors. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. Decomposing; tainted; putrid. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Given to bribery; dishonest; depraved. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Changed from a sound to a putrid state; vitiated; depraved; debased; rendered impure; open to bribery; not genuine; infected with errors or mistakes. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. Unsound; tainted; vitiated; not genuine. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for corrupt

  1. Two are corrupt in the very worst way. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  2. Can you corrupt a young man? – Lucky Pehr by August Strindberg
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