pervert, deviant, deviate, degenerate(verb)
a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect(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"
twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate(verb)
practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
"Don't twist my words"
pervert, misuse, abuse(verb)
change the inherent purpose or function of something
"Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"
One who has been perverted; one who has turned to error; one who has turned to a twisted sense of values or morals.
A sexually perverted person.
To turn another way; to divert.
To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt
To misapply; to misinterpret designedly.
pervert one's words
To become perverted; to take the wrong course.
Origin: From pervertir, itself from the perverto
to turnanother way; to divert
to turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt; also, to misapply; to misinterpret designedly; as, to pervert one's words
to become perverted; to take the wrong course
one who has been perverted; one who has turned to error, especially in religion; -- opposed to convert. See the Synonym of Convert
Origin: [F. pervertir, L. pervertere, perversum; per + vertere to turn. See Per-, and Verse.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
per-vėrt′, v.t. to turn wrong or from the right course: to change from its true use: to corrupt: to turn from truth or virtue.—v.i. to go wrong or out of the right course.—n. (per′vert) one who has changed from a former position: an apostate.—ns. Perver′sion, the act of perverting: a diverting from the true object: a turning from truth or propriety: misapplication; Pervert′er.—adj. Pervert′ible, able to be perverted. [Fr. pervertir—L. pervertĕre—per, thoroughly, vertĕre, versum, to turn.]
The numerical value of Pervert in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Pervert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it.
No disrespect, but your nipple would be the last one I would want to see ... You want to turn our family beach's into a pervert show.
Either you think--or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
Either you think -- or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
I think the sanctions do more harm to the market than good because they pervert the cost mechanism, we have no idea what our product is supposed to cost anymore.
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- perverst menneskeDanish
- pervertti, vääristellä, johtaa harhaan, pervo, harhauttaa, harhautuaFinnish
- pervers, déviantFrench
- pervert, öfuggi, perriIcelandic
- pervertita, pervertitoItalian
- 痴漢, 変質者, 性的倒錯者Japanese
- ištvirkėlis, iškrypėlisLithuanian
- извратить, извращать, извращенец, перверт, дегенератRussian
- förvränga, förvanskaSwedish
- முறையற்ற நடத்தைTamil
- manyak, manyakis, bastosTagalog
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