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Corrupt (IPA: /kɝˈəpt/)


Corrupt (a.)

Changed from a sound to a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound.

Corrupt (a.)

Changed from a state of uprightness, correctness, truth, etc., to a worse state; vitiated; depraved; debased; perverted; as, corrupt language; corrupt judges.

Corrupt (a.)

Abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; as, the text of the manuscript is corrupt.

Corrupt (v. t.)

To change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to make putrid; to putrefy.

Corrupt (v. t.)

To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to pervert; to debase; to defile.

Corrupt (v. t.)

To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to corrupt a judge by a bribe.

Corrupt (v. t.)

To debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify; as, to corrupt language; to corrupt the sacred text.

Corrupt (v. t.)

To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.

Corrupt (v. i.)

To become putrid or tainted; to putrefy; to rot.

Corrupt (v. i.)

To become vitiated; to lose putity or goodness.

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Episode of Angel

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1999 film directed by Albert Pyun

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Song composed by Martin Gore performed by Depeche Mode

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Kathleen Kelly, typing]You are a lone reed, standing tall, waving boldly, in the corrupt sands of commerce." - You've Got Mail

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Associating with corrupt people makes you subject to suspicion." - Husayn ibn Ali

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Chicago is not the most corrupt American city, it's the most theatrically corrupt." - Studs Terkel

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few." - Democracy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Evil communications corrupt good manners." - Evil


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