HyperDic: vitiate

English > 3 senses of the word vitiate:
VERBsocialvitiate, corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, deprave, misdirectcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
changevitiate, mar, impair, spoil, deflowermake imperfect
changevitiate, invalidate, voidtake away the legal force of or render ineffective
English > vitiate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscorrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, deprave, misdirect
Narrowerbastardize, bastardisechange something so that its value declines
infectCorrupt with ideas or an ideology / ideology
lead off, lead astrayteach immoral behavior to
poisonspoil as if by poison
sensualize, sensualise, carnalize, carnalisedebase through carnal gratification
subornincite to commit a crime or an evil deed
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcorromper, depravar, desmoralizar, desviar, envilecer, pervertir, profanar, solo miembro embrujar, subvertir, viciar
Catalancorrompre, pervertir
English > vitiate: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake imperfect.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmar, impair, spoil, deflower
Narrowerdeface, disfigure, blemishmar or spoil the appearance of
defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloudplace under suspicion or cast doubt upon
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanisharruinar, desflorar, deteriorar, estropear, macular, manchar, viciar
Catalandeteriorar, espatllar, macular, tacar
English > vitiate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningtake away the legal force of or render ineffective.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsinvalidate, void
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositevalidatemake valid or confirm the validity of
Spanishanular, invalidar, viciar
Catalananul·lar, invalidar
Nounsvitiationnullification by the destruction of the legal force

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