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 corrupting

3 senses of corrupting

Sense 1
corrupting -- (seducing into corrupt practices)

INDIRECT (VIA seductive) -> unseductive -- (not seductive)

Sense 2
corrupting, degrading -- (harmful to the mind or morals; "corrupt judges and their corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult of violence")

INDIRECT (VIA noxious) -> innocuous -- (not injurious to physical or mental health)

Sense 3
corrupting, contaminating -- (that infects or taints)

INDIRECT (VIA infectious) -> noninfectious -- (not infectious)

Similarity of adj corrupting

3 senses of corrupting

Sense 1
corrupting -- (seducing into corrupt practices)
       => seductive (vs. unseductive) -- (tending to entice into a desired action or state)

Sense 2
corrupting, degrading -- (harmful to the mind or morals; "corrupt judges and their corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult of violence")
       => noxious (vs. innocuous) -- (injurious to physical or mental health; "noxious chemical wastes"; "noxious ideas")

Sense 3
corrupting, contaminating -- (that infects or taints)
       => infectious (vs. noninfectious) -- (easily spread; "fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell)

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