Definitions for corrupt

Definitions for (verb) corrupt

Main entry: corrupt, spoil

Definition: alter from the original

Main entry: corrupt, defile, sully, taint, cloud

Definition: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

Usage: sully someone's reputation

Main entry: grease one's palms, corrupt, bribe, buy

Definition: make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

Usage: This judge can be bought

Main entry: debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, corrupt, subvert, profane, misdirect, pervert, vitiate

Definition: corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

Usage: debauch the young people with wine and women; Socrates was accused of corrupting young men; Do school counselors subvert young children?; corrupt the morals

Definitions for (adj) corrupt

Main entry: corrupt

Definition: lacking in integrity

Usage: humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation; a corrupt and incompetent city government

Main entry: tainted, corrupt

Definition: touched by rot or decay

Usage: tainted bacon; `corrupt' is archaic

Main entry: corrupt, corrupted

Definition: containing errors or alterations

Usage: a corrupt text; spoke a corrupted version of the language

Main entry: corrupt, crooked

Definition: not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive

Visual thesaurus for corrupt