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

4 senses of corrupt

Sense 1
corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect -- (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")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palms -- (make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought")
       => pay -- (give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please")

Sense 3
defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud -- (place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation")
       => mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate -- (make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty")

Sense 4
corrupt, spoil -- (alter from the original)
       => modify -- (make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage")

Antonyms of adj corrupted

2 senses of corrupted

Sense 1
corrupt, corrupted -- (containing errors or alterations; "a corrupt text"; "spoke a corrupted version of the language")

INDIRECT (VIA imperfect) -> perfect -- (being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day")

Sense 2
corrupted, debased, vitiated -- (ruined in character or quality)

INDIRECT (VIA corrupt) -> incorrupt -- (free of corruption or immorality; "a policeman who was incorrupt and incorruptible")

Similarity of adj corrupted

2 senses of corrupted

Sense 1
corrupt, corrupted -- (containing errors or alterations; "a corrupt text"; "spoke a corrupted version of the language")
       => imperfect (vs. perfect) -- (not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect")

Sense 2
corrupted, debased, vitiated -- (ruined in character or quality)
       => corrupt (vs. incorrupt) -- (lacking in integrity; "humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government")

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