verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- corrugated iron,
- corrugated paper,
- corrugator muscle,
- corrupt practices act,
- corruption of blood,
Origin of corrupt
Examples from the Web for corrupted
That could include private financial or personal information—like the credit-card numbers you used to pay for the corrupted Wi-Fi.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And its mean-hearted message, in my opinion, has corrupted the social gospel.
Almost like examining every game developer and game publication for signs of being “corrupted by the feminist agenda.”Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anyone who can't see how corrupted our polices are by the arms-dealer front group known as the NRA isn't looking very hard.9-Year Old With an Uzi? America Is Tougher on Toys Than Guns|Cliff Schecter|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.The Story of Noah's Ark From the Bible’s Book of Genesis|The Daily Beast|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Religion, say these, was corrupted a little after His death, and remained in that state of corruption about sixteen hundred years.Letters on England|Voltaire
She would never have entered into these secret doings and plottings if you had not corrupted her.Fan|W.H. Hudson (AKA Henry Harford)
After that, with groping and smelling they came near to the faecal matter and the corrupted humours.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
The noble word has recently become Germanized 25 and corrupted, and is now hardly more than a piece of educational slang.The Teacher|George Herbert Palmer
Turrald is the corrupted form, doubtless due to early Saxon difficulties with Norman names.The Moon Rock|Arthur J. Rees
Word Origin for corrupt
mid-14c., from Old French corropt "unhealthy, corrupt; uncouth" (of language), and directly from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere "to destroy; spoil," figuratively "corrupt, seduce, bribe," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + rup-, past participle stem of rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)). Related: Corruptly; corruptness.
mid-14c., "contaminate, impair the purity of," from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere (see corrupt (adj.)). Late 14c. as "pervert the meaning of," also "putrefy." Related: Corrupted; corrupting.