adulterate, adulterated, debased(verb)
mixed with impurities
load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase(verb)
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
To spoil by adding impurities.
Tending to commit adultery.
Corrupted; impure; adulterated.
Origin: Dated 16th Century ; modified from adulteration, likely with earlier origin in the past‐participle adulteratus.
to defile by adultery
to corrupt, debase, or make impure by an admixture of a foreign or a baser substance; as, to adulterate food, drink, drugs, coin, etc
to commit adultery
tainted with adultery
debased by the admixture of a foreign substance; adulterated; spurious
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ad-ult′ėr-āt, v.t. to corrupt: to make impure (by mixing).—v.i. (obs.) to commit adultery.—adj. defiled by adultery: spurious: corrupted by base elements.—ns. Adult′erant, the person or substance that adulterates; Adulterā′tion, the act of adulterating: the state of being adulterated. [See Adultery.]
The numerical value of adulterate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of adulterate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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