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Definition of Corrupt

Corrupt
Corrupt Cor*rupt" (k?r-r?pt"), v. i. 1. To become putrid or tainted; to putrefy; to rot. --Bacon. 2. To become vitiated; to lose putity or goodness.
Corrupt
Corrupt Cor*rupt` (k?r-r?pt"), a. [L. corruptus, p. p. of corrumpere to corrupt; cor- + rumpere to break. See Rupture.] 1. Changed from a sound to a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound. Who with such corrupt and pestilent bread would feed them. --Knolles. 2. Changed from a state of uprightness, correctness, truth, etc., to a worse state; vitiated; depraved; debased; perverted; as, corrupt language; corrupt judges. At what ease Might corrupt minds procure knaves as corrupt To swear against you. --Shak. 3. Abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; as, the text of the manuscript is corrupt.
Corrupt
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. 2. To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to pervert; to debase; to defile. Evil communications corrupt good manners. --1. Cor. xv. 33. 3. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to corrupt a judge by a bribe. Heaven is above all yet; there sits a Judge That no king can corrupt. --Shak. 4. To debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify; as, to corrupt language; to corrupt the sacred text. He that makes an ill use of it [language], though he does not corrupt the fountains of knowledge, . . . yet he stops the pines. --Locke. 5. To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless. Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt. --Matt. vi. 19.

Meaning of Corrupt from wikipedia

- influence certain actions which (d) benefit the corrupt, a third party, or both (e) in which the corrupt agent has authority. Daniel Kaufmann, from the...
- The Corruptor is a 1999 American action thriller film directed by James Foley, starring Chow Yun-fat and Mark Wahlberg. The film was released in the United...
- The Corrupted is a British crime thriller directed by Ron Scalpello from a screenplay by Nick Moorcroft. The film stars Sam Claflin, Timothy Spall, Hugh...
- Everythang's Corrupt is the tenth studio album by American rapper Ice Cube, released on December 7, 2018 by Lench Mob and Interscope Records. It is his...
- The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides...
- the fact that new governments often confiscated previous government's corruptly obtained ****ets. This encouraged officials to stash their wealth abroad...
- The term corrupt bargain refers to three historic incidents in American history in which political agreement was determined by congressional or presidential...
- A person who is corrupt is or has been spiritually or morally impure, or is acting/has acted illegally. The ANC government in South Africa is a good example...
- The Corruptor (real name Jackson Day) is a fictional character, a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He has fought...
- The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) (15 U.S.C. § 78dd-1, et seq.) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions:...
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