Synonyms for taint

Synonyms for (noun) taint

Synonyms: contamination, taint

Definition: the state of being contaminated

Similar words: impureness, impurity

Definition: the condition of being impure

Synonyms for (verb) taint

Synonyms: infect, taint

Definition: contaminate with a disease or microorganism

Similar words: foul, pollute, contaminate

Definition: make impure

Usage: The industrial wastes polluted the lake


Synonyms: corrupt, defile, sully, taint, cloud

Definition: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

Usage: sully someone's reputation

Similar words: deflower, impair, vitiate, mar, spoil

Definition: make imperfect

Usage: nothing marred her beauty