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1. corrupt

adjective. ['kɝˈʌpt'] lacking in integrity.

Synonyms

  • Praetorian
  • sordid
  • corruption
  • perverse
  • corruptness
  • dirty
  • dishonest
  • putrid
  • immoral
  • debased
  • corrupted
  • sold-out
  • perverted
  • depraved
  • reprobate
  • bribable
  • vitiated
  • purchasable
  • corruptible
  • venal

Antonyms

  • incorruptness
  • incorrupt
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

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Words that Rhyme with Corrupt

  • disrupt
  • interrupt
  • abrupt
  • erupt
  • upped

Example sentences of the word corrupt


1. Adjective
This will remove files with corrupt data that are causing the player to lock up.

2. Verb, base form
Trying to rename the extension to open it with another program will only corrupt the file.

3. Noun, plural
If the second floppy disk works, then the first floppy disk may be corrupt.

4. Verb, past participle
If the image file is missing Exif data or has corrupt data, it won’t be displayed.

5. Noun, singular or mass
If the file opens and everything looks normal, then it is not likely corrupt.

Quotes containing the word corrupt


1. Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.
- Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

2. Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
- John Steinbeck

3. I told him I was going to betray you, and betray Lyra, and he believed me because I was corrupt and full of wickedness; he looked so deep I felt sure he'd see the truth. But I lied too well. I was lying with every nerve and fiber and everything I'd ever done...I wanted him to find no good in me, and he didn't. There is none.
- Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass

2. corrupt

verb. ['kɝˈʌpt'] corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.

Synonyms

  • misdirect
  • demoralize
  • bastardize
  • profane
  • infect
  • sensualise
  • debauch
  • poison
  • pervert
  • deprave
  • carnalize
  • suborn
  • debase
  • lead astray
  • change
  • subvert
  • carnalise
  • vitiate
  • sensualize
  • demoralise
  • modify
  • lead off
  • bastardise

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • accelerate
  • tune
  • denazify

3. corrupt

adjective. ['kɝˈʌpt'] not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive.

Synonyms

  • honesty
  • underhand
  • sneaky
  • unlawful
  • honestness
  • dishonorable
  • underhanded
  • dishonest

Antonyms

  • lawful
  • straight
  • dishonesty
  • increase

4. corrupt

adjective. ['kɝˈʌpt'] touched by rot or decay.

Synonyms

  • tainted

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen

5. corrupt

verb. ['kɝˈʌpt'] make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence.

Synonyms

  • pay off
  • pay
  • buy off
  • bribe
  • buy
  • sop

Antonyms

  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen
  • thin

6. corrupt

adjective. ['kɝˈʌpt'] containing errors or alterations.

Synonyms

  • corrupted

Antonyms

  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate

7. corrupt

verb. ['kɝˈʌpt'] alter from the original.

Synonyms

  • load
  • stretch
  • debase
  • modify
  • spoil
  • adulterate

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

8. corrupt

verb. ['kɝˈʌpt'] place under suspicion or cast doubt upon.

Synonyms

  • sully
  • impair
  • taint
  • mar
  • defile
  • spoil
  • deflower
  • vitiate

Antonyms

  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring
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