Synonyms for pervert

Synonyms for (noun) pervert

Synonyms: pervert, degenerate, deviant, deviate

Definition: a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior

Similar words: reprobate, miscreant

Definition: a person without moral scruples

Synonyms for (verb) pervert

Synonyms: abuse, misuse, pervert

Definition: change the inherent purpose or function of something

Usage: Don't abuse the system; The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers

Similar words: expend, use

Definition: use up, consume fully

Usage: The legislature expended its time on school questions


Synonyms: sophisticate, pervert, convolute, twist, twist around

Definition: practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive

Usage: Don't twist my words

Similar words: denote, refer

Definition: have as a meaning

Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue