Definitions of corrupt:
  • verb:   corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    Example: "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"
  • verb:   alter from the original
  • verb:   make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  • verb:   place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
  • adjective:   containing errors or alterations
    Example: "A corrupt text"
  • adjective:   lacking in integrity
    Example: "Humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"
  • adjective:   touched by rot or decay
    Example: "`corrupt' is archaic"
  • adjective:   not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive

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