corrupt[ kuh-ruhpt ]SEE DEFINITION OF corrupt
Synonyms for corrupt
- fast and loose
- gone to the dogs
- on the take
- racket up
- wide open
Antonyms for corrupt
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CORRUPT
Nevertheless, we will have it done, lest their bad example should corrupt the other hogs.
Halloway is honest and clean, at least, while McCune is corrupt to the bone.
The noble people will be nobly ruled, and the ignorant and corrupt ignobly.
I "run down" the accountant because he was either ignorant or corrupt.
The earth is corrupt, science only serves to show its rottenness.
Art cannot claim to be on a level with philosophy or religion, and may often corrupt them.
Do you not say that, by teaching these things, I corrupt the youth?
Three higher principles may be brought to bear on all these corrupt natures.
These are the lessons by which I corrupt the youth, as you say.
But still I should like to know, Meletus, in what I am affirmed to corrupt the young.
mid-14c., from Old French corropt "unhealthy, corrupt; uncouth" (of language), and directly from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere "to destroy; spoil," figuratively "corrupt, seduce, bribe," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + rup-, past participle stem of rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)). Related: Corruptly; corruptness.