lacking in integrity
"humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government"
not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
containing errors or alterations
"a corrupt text"; "spoke a corrupted version of the language"
touched by rot or decay
"tainted bacon"; "`corrupt' is archaic"
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"
bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palms(verb)
make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
"This judge can be bought"
defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud(verb)
place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
"sully someone's reputation"
alter from the original
To make corrupt; to change from good to bad; to draw away from the right path; to deprave; to pervert.
Don't you dare corrupt my son with those disgusting pictures!
In a depraved state; debased; perverted; morally degenerate; weak in morals.
The Government here is corrupt, so we'll emigrate to escape them.
With lots of errors in it; not genuine or correct; in an invalid state.
In a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound.
Who with such corrupt and pestilent bread would feed them.
Origin: From corrupten, from corruptus, past participle of corrumpo, from com- + rumpere.
changed from a sound to a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound
changed from a state of uprightness, correctness, truth, etc., to a worse state; vitiated; depraved; debased; perverted; as, corrupt language; corrupt judges
abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; as, the text of the manuscript is corrupt
to change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to make putrid; to putrefy
to change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to pervert; to debase; to defile
to draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to corrupt a judge by a bribe
to debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify; as, to corrupt language; to corrupt the sacred text
to waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless
to become putrid or tainted; to putrefy; to rot
to become vitiated; to lose putity or goodness
Origin: [L. corruptus, p. p. of corrumpere to corrupt; cor- + rumpere to break. See Rupture.]
"Corrupt" was originally intended as the second Angel episode, but the production was abandoned, and instead "Lonely Hearts" was written and produced.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kor-upt′, v.t. to make putrid: to defile: to mar: to debase: to bribe.—v.i. to rot: to lose purity.—adj. putrid: depraved: defiled: not genuine: full of errors.—ns. Corrupt′er; Corruptibil′ity, Corrupt′ibleness.—adj. Corrupt′ible, liable to be corrupted.—adv. Corrupt′ibly.—ns. Corrup′tion, rottenness: putrid matter: impurity: bribery; Corrup′tionist, one who defends or who practises corruption.—adj. Corrupt′ive, having the quality of corrupting.—adv. Corrupt′ly.—n. Corrupt′ness. [L. cor, inten., and rumpĕre, ruptum, to break.]
The numerical value of corrupt in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of corrupt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- развалям, развращавам, развален, покваренBulgarian
- corrupte, corrompreCatalan, Valencian
- narušit, zkažený, porušený, zkorumpovaný, zkazitCzech
- korrumpieren, korrupt, verderbenGerman
- corrupto, corromperSpanish
- turmella, korruptoitunut, turmeltunut, korruptoidaFinnish
- corrompre, corrompu, dévoyéFrench
- breun, meallta, olcScottish Gaelic
- corrotto, corrompereItalian
- verderven, verdorven, corrupt, verwordenDutch
- corromper, corruptoPortuguese
- corupe, coruptă, coruptRomanian
- tham nhũngVietnamese
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