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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials;
- Example: "the adulterating effect of extraneous materials"
[syn: adulterating, adulterant]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Adulterate \A*dul"ter*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adulterated; p. pr. & vb. n. Adulterating.] [L. adulteratus, p. p. of adulterare, fr. adulter adulterer, prob. fr. ad + alter other, properly one who approaches another on account of unlawful love. Cf. Advoutry.] [1913 Webster] 1. To defile by adultery. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To corrupt, debase, or make impure by an admixture of a foreign or a baser substance; as, to adulterate food, drink, drugs, coin, etc. [1913 Webster] The present war has . . . adulterated our tongue with strange words. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] Syn: To corrupt; defile; debase; contaminate; vitiate; sophisticate. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

adulterating \adulterating\ adj. 1. making impure or corrupt by virtue of extraneous origin; -- of impurities. the adulterating effect of extraneous materials purifying Syn: adulterant [WordNet 1.5] 2. making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials; -- of people. Syn: adulterant. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

adulterating adj 1: making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials; "the adulterating effect of extraneous materials" [syn: adulterating, adulterant] [ant: purifying]