HyperDic: subvert

English > 4 senses of the word subvert:
VERBsocialsubvert, overthrow, overturn, bring downcause the downfall of
socialsubvert, corrupt, pervert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirectcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
socialsubvert, sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, weakendestroy property or hinder normal operations
contactsubvertdestroy completely
subvert > pronunciation
Soundssahbver't
RhymesAlbert ... yogurt: 70 rhymes with ert...
English > subvert: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningCause the downfall of; of rulers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "subvert the ruling class"
Synonymsoverthrow, overturn, bring down
Narrowerrevolutionizeoverthrow by a revolution, of governments
Broaderdepose, force outForce to leave (an office)
Spanishderribar, derrocar
Catalanderrocar
Adjectivessubversivein opposition to a civil authority or government
Nounssubversionthe act of subverting / subverting
subvertera radical supporter of political or social revolution
English > subvert: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "Do school counselors subvert young children?"
Synonymscorrupt, pervert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, 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
Nounssubversiondestroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty
English > subvert: 4 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningDestroy property or hinder normal operations.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, weaken
NarrowerderailCause to run off the tracks
Broaderdisobeyrefuse to go along with
Spanishminar, sabotear, socavar, subvertir, trastornar
Catalanminar, sabotejar, soscavar, subvertir
English > subvert: 4 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningDestroy completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"we must not let our civil liberties be subverted by the current crisis"
Broaderdestroy, ruinDestroy completely
Nounssubversionthe act of subverting / subverting

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