Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb adulterate

1 sense of adulterate

Sense 1
load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase -- (corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor")
       => corrupt, spoil -- (alter from the original)

Antonyms of adj adulterated

1 sense of adulterated

Sense 1
adulterate, adulterated, debased -- (mixed with impurities)

INDIRECT (VIA impure) -> pure -- (free of extraneous elements of any kind; "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"; "pure oxygen")

Similarity of adj adulterated

1 sense of adulterated

Sense 1
adulterate, adulterated, debased -- (mixed with impurities)
       => impure (vs. pure) -- (combined with extraneous elements)

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