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Definition of Corrupt

Corrupt

  1. Changed from a sound to a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound.
  2. Changed from a state of uprightness, correctness, truth, etc., to a worse state; vitiated; depraved; debased; perverted; as, corrupt language; corrupt judges.
  3. Abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; as, the text of the manuscript is corrupt.
  4. To change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to make putrid; to putrefy.
  5. To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to pervert; to debase; to defile.
  6. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to corrupt a judge by a bribe.
  7. To debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify; as, to corrupt language; to corrupt the sacred text.
  8. To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.
  9. To become putrid or tainted; to putrefy; to rot.
  10. To become vitiated; to lose putity or goodness.
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Corrupt Translations

corrupt in German is bestechlich, verdorben
corrupt in Italian is corrotto
corrupt in Latin is vitiosus, inficio infeci infectum, constupro
corrupt in Norwegian is fordervet, korrupt
corrupt in Spanish is adulterar
corrupt in Swedish is skada