Definition and Meanings for corrupted

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Corrupted is ranked 12,801 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of corrupted

adjective, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb

Etymology of corrupted

l. corruptus, p. p. of corrumpere to corrupt; cor- + rumpere to break. see rupture

Meaning of corrupted


as adjective

  • changed from a sound to a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound.
  • changed from a state of uprightness, correctness, truth, etc., to a worse state; vitiated; depraved; debased; perverted; as, corrupt language; corrupt judges.
  • abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; as, the text of the manuscript is corrupt.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to make putrid; to putrefy.
  • to change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to pervert; to debase; to defile.
  • to draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to corrupt a judge by a bribe.
  • to debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify; as, to corrupt language; to corrupt the sacred text.
  • to waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.

as intransitive verb

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