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Synonyms for vitiate
ˈvɪʃ iˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect(verb)

    corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

    "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"

    Synonyms:
    subvert, bring down, mislead, overthrow, alloy, misguide, twist, impair, misaddress, abuse, deflower, demoralise, cloud, misdirect, weaken, get down, debase, counteract, demoralize, sully, convolute, profane, deject, lead astray, defile, desecrate, sophisticate, sabotage, load, countermine, mar, taint, overturn, stretch, invalidate, deprave, adulterate, dilute, twist around, undermine, buy, violate, grease one's palms, outrage, cast down, void, dispirit, depress, bribe, misuse, pervert, dismay, debauch, spoil, corrupt

  2. mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate(verb)

    make imperfect

    "nothing marred her beauty"

    Synonyms:
    pamper, frustrate, debase, scotch, botch, bilk, baby, itch, bungle, muck up, impair, mishandle, bumble, deflower, demoralise, botch up, foil, blow, go bad, screw up, pervert, demoralize, fumble, flub, rape, thwart, ruin, ball up, subvert, featherbed, bollocks up, plunder, bollocks, baffle, mess up, despoil, invalidate, louse up, mar, indulge, spoil, muff, violate, mutilate, void, deprave, cocker, misdirect, foul up, cross, fluff, mollycoddle, bobble, profane, coddle, bollix up, debauch, cosset, bollix, corrupt, bodge

  3. invalidate, void, vitiate(verb)

    take away the legal force of or render ineffective

    "invalidate a contract"

    Synonyms:
    impair, debase, pervert, spoil, avoid, deprave, debauch, empty, annul, subvert, evacuate, profane, deflower, invalidate, cancel, misdirect, demoralise, mar, nullify, quash, corrupt, demoralize, void

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vitiate

    The hand may be defiled by a touch of pitch; swine that have been wallowing in the mud are befouled. Contaminate and infect refer to something evil that deeply pervades and permeates, as the human body or mind. Pollute is used chiefly of liquids; as, water polluted with sewage. Tainted meat is repulsive; infected meat contains germs of disease. A soiled garment may be cleansed by washing; a spoiled garment is beyond cleansing or repair. Bright metal is tarnished by exposure; a fair sheet is sullied by a dirty hand. In figurative use, defile may be used merely in the ceremonial sense; "they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled," John xviii, 28; contaminate refers to deep spiritual injury. Pollute has also a reference to sacrilege; as, to pollute a sanctuary, an altar, or an ordinance. The innocent are often contaminated by association with the wicked; the vicious are more and more corrupted by their own excesses. We speak of a vitiated taste or style; fraud vitiates a title or a contract.

    Synonyms:
    befoul, contaminate, corrupt, defile, infect, pollute, soil, spoil, stain, sully, taint, tarnish

    Antonyms:
    clean, cleanse, disinfect, hallow, purify, sanctify, wash

    Preposition:
    The temple was defiled with blood; defiled by sacrilegious deeds.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vitiate

    Synonyms:
    impair, corrupt, spoil, injure, invalidate, deteriorate, taint

    Antonyms:
    corroborate, confirm, substantiate, justify, vindicate, sanction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vitiate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    impair, spoil, deteriorate, debase, deprave, corrupt, pollute, adulterate, injure, contaminate, infect, defile, poison

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vitiate(v)

    Synonyms:
    debase, corrupt, demoralize, contaminate, deprave, spoil

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How to use vitiate in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The majority of Muslims in every Muslim country, except a few- counted Muslims, neither understand the Quran nor follow that. However, they feel proud to be a Muslim, despite the killing, lying, cheating, abusing, cruelty, distinctions, injustice, inequality, and conspiracies against each other, they stay sacred than other nations. Factually, such deeds contradict and vitiate the real Islam of the final prophet Muhammad that should be.

  2. W. M. L. Jay:

    Though a good motive cannot sanction a bad action, a bad motive will always vitiate a good action. In common and trivial matters we may act without motives, but in momentous ones the most careful deliberation is wisdom.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Privatization of government enterprises can't be a solution to the problem of economic recession and rather it is most likely to further deteriorate the unemployment situation & vitiate the business growth condition.

  4. California Civil Code, "Maxims of Jurisprudence":

    #3537. Superfluity does not vitiate.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    When a head does not fulfill his commitment to customers or vendors, he only sets the precedent for subordinates to follow it as a system amongst themselves to vitiate own working environment.


Translations for vitiate

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  • beschädigenGerman
  • viciarSpanish
  • مجذوب کردنPersian
  • mitätöidä, pilataFinnish
  • bedervenDutch
  • по́ртить, разврати́ть, растлева́ть, растли́ть, развраща́ть, изнаси́ловать, испо́ртить, наси́ловатьRussian
  • vitiateChinese

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