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Wordnet 3.0


1. containing errors or alterations;
- Example: "a corrupt text"
- Example: "spoke a corrupted version of the language"
[syn: corrupt, corrupted]

2. ruined in character or quality;
[syn: corrupted, debased, vitiated]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Corrupt \Cor*rupt"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corrupted; p. pr. & vb. n. Corrupting.] 1. To change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to make putrid; to putrefy. [1913 Webster] 2. To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to pervert; to debase; to defile. [1913 Webster] Evil communications corrupt good manners. --1. Cor. xv. 33. [1913 Webster] 3. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to corrupt a judge by a bribe. [1913 Webster] Heaven is above all yet; there sits a Judge That no king can corrupt. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify; as, to corrupt language; to corrupt the sacred text. [1913 Webster] He that makes an ill use of it [language], though he does not corrupt the fountains of knowledge, . . . yet he stops the pines. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 5. To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless. [1913 Webster] Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt. --Matt. vi. 19. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

corrupted adj 1: containing errors or alterations; "a corrupt text"; "spoke a corrupted version of the language" [syn: corrupt, corrupted] 2: ruined in character or quality [syn: corrupted, debased, vitiated]