Definition and Meanings for pervert
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Part of Speech of pervert
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, noun
Etymology of pervert
Meaning of pervert
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to turn another way; to divert.
- to turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt; also, to misapply; to misinterpret intentionally; as, to pervert one's words.
as intransitive verb
- to become perverted; to take the wrong course.
- one who has been perverted; one who has turned to error, especially in religion; -- opposed to convert. see the synonym of convert.