guilty of dishonest practices, as bribery; lacking integrity; crooked:
a corrupt judge.
debased in character; depraved; perverted; wicked; evil:
a corrupt society.
made inferior by errors or alterations, as a text.
verb (used with object)
to destroy the integrity of; cause to be dishonest, disloyal, etc., especially by bribery.
to lower morally; pervert:
to corrupt youth.
to alter (a language, text, etc.) for the worse; debase.
to mar; spoil.
to infect; taint.
to make putrid or putrescent.
English Law. to subject (an attainted person) to corruption of blood.
verb (used without object)
to become corrupt.
lacking in integrity; open to or involving bribery or other dishonest practices: a corrupt official, corrupt practices in an election
putrid or rotten
(of a text or manuscript) made meaningless or different in meaning from the original by scribal errors or alterations
(of computer programs or data) containing errors
to become or cause to become dishonest or disloyal
to debase or become debased morally; deprave
(transitive) to infect or contaminate; taint
(transitive) to cause to become rotten
(transitive) to alter (a text, manuscript, etc) from the original
(transitive) (computing) to introduce errors into (data or a program)
adjective 1. guilty of dishonest practices, as bribery; lacking integrity; crooked: a corrupt judge. 2. debased in character; depraved; perverted; wicked; evil: a corrupt society. 3. made inferior by errors or alterations, as a text. 4. infected; tainted. 5. decayed; putrid. verb (used with object) 6. to destroy the integrity of; cause to be dishonest, […]
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