pervert


pervert
I verb abuse, canker, contaminate, corrumpere, corrupt, debauch, degenerate, demoralize, depravare, deprave, divert, falsify, infect, lead astray, lower, make corrupt, misapply, mislead, misrepresent, misuse, poison, pollute, prostitute, render evil, ruin, soil, sophisticate, spoil, stain, subvert, taint, tamper with, teach wickedness, vitiate, warp foreign phrases:
- Quae ad unum finem loquuta sunt, non debent ad allum detorqueri. — Those words which are spoken to one end ought not to be perverted to another
II index abuse (misuse), adulterate, bear false witness, brutalize, camouflage, contort, corrupt, damage, debase, debauch, degenerate, denature, deteriorate, distort, falsify, harm, infect, invent (falsify), lie (falsify), misconceive, misconstrue, misemploy, misguide, mislead, mismanage, misread, misrepresent, misstate, mistreat, misunderstand, palter, pollute, prevaricate, slant, subvert, taint (corrupt), vitiate

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  • Pervert — Per*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perverting}.] [F. pervertir, L. pervertere, perversum; per + vertere to turn. See {Per }, and {Verse}.] 1. To turnanother way; to divert. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let s follow him, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pervert — Per vert, n. One who has been perverted; one who has turned to error, especially in religion; opposed to convert. See the Synonym of {Convert}. [1913 Webster] That notorious pervert, Henry of Navarre. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pervert — [n] person who lacks morals debauchee, degenerate, deviant, deviate, freak, weirdo*; concept 412 pervert [v] twist, turn away from what is acceptable or correct abuse, adulterate, alloy, animalize, brainwash, color, corrupt, cut*, debase, debauch …   New thesaurus

  • Pervert — Per*vert , v. i. To become perverted; to take the wrong course. [R.] Testament of Love. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pervert — (v.) c.1300 (trans.), to turn someone aside from a right religious belief to a false or erroneous one, from O.Fr. pervertir, from L. pervertere corrupt, turn the wrong way, turn about, from per away + vertere to turn (see VERSUS (Cf. versus)).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pervert — vb deprave, corrupt, *debase, vitiate, debauch Analogous words: *abuse, misuse, ill treat, maltreat, mistreat, outrage: contort, distort, warp (see DEFORM) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pervert — ► VERB 1) alter from an original meaning or state to a corruption of what was first intended. 2) lead away from what is right, natural, or acceptable. ► NOUN ▪ a person with abnormal or unacceptable sexual behaviour. ORIGIN Latin pervertere turn… …   English terms dictionary

  • pervert — [pər vʉrt′; ] for n. [ pʉr′vʉrt΄] vt. [ME perverten < OFr pervertir < L pervertere, to overturn, corrupt < per , intens. + vertere, to turn: see VERSE] 1. to cause to turn from what is considered right, good, or true; misdirect; lead… …   English World dictionary


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