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corrupt

cor·rupt

corrupt

 
 
pronunciation:
k ruhpt
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not honest; wicked.
The judge sent those corrupt men to prison.
synonyms:
dishonest, immoral
antonyms:
honest, just, moral, upright
similar words:
bad, base, crooked, dirty, wicked
definition 2: able to be bribed.
They found that the police officer was not corrupt.
synonyms:
crooked, dishonest, shady
antonyms:
honest, innocent
similar words:
bad, immoral
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: corrupted, corrupting, corrupts
definition 1: to cause to become dishonest or wicked.
A group of bad friends corrupted her.
similar words:
mislead, poison, rot, ruin, spoil, tarnish
definition 2: to bribe.
The honest police officer could not be corrupted with offers of money.
synonyms:
bribe
derivations: corruptive (adj.), corruptedly (adv.), corruptly (adv.), corruptedness (n.), corrupter (n.), corruptness (n.)
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The word corrupt contains the following part:
rupt Latin root that means to break, burst