HyperDic: bastardize

English > 2 senses of the word bastardize:
VERBsocialbastardize, bastardisechange something so that its value declines
communicationbastardize, bastardisedeclare a child to be illegitimate
English > bastardize: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningchange something so that its value declines; for example, art forms.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymbastardise
Broadercorrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirectcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
Spanishdegradar
Nounsbastardderogatory term for a variation that is not genuine
bastardizationan act that debases or corrupts
English > bastardize: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdeclare a child to be illegitimate.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymbastardise
Broaderdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
Nounsbastardthe illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
bastardizationdeclaring or rendering bastard

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