Definition of Venal

1. Adjective. Capable of being corrupted. "A venal police officer"

Exact synonyms: Bribable, Corruptible, Dishonest, Purchasable
Similar to: Corrupt
Derivative terms: Bribe, Corrupt, Corrupt, Corruptibility, Venality



Definition of Venal

1. a. Of or pertaining to veins; venous; as, venal blood.

2. a. Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; made matter of trade or barter; held for sale; salable; mercenary; purchasable; hireling; as, venal services.

3. a. Of or pertaining to veins; venous; as, venal blood.

4. a. Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; made matter of trade or barter; held for sale; salable; mercenary; purchasable; hireling; as, venal services.

Definition of Venal

1. Adjective. venous; pertaining to veins ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic) For sale; available for purchase. ¹

3. Adjective. Of a position, privilege etc.: available for purchase rather than assigned on merit. ¹

4. Adjective. Capable of being bought (of a person); willing to take bribes. ¹

5. Adjective. (context: of behaviour etc.) Corrupt, mercenary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Venal

1. open to bribery [adj] : VENALLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Venal

1. Of or pertaining to veins; venous; as, venal blood. Origin: L. Vena a vein. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Venal

venae supratrochleares
venae temporales profundae
venae temporales superficiales
venae thalamostriatae inferiores
venae thymicae
venae tibiales anteriores
venae tibiales posteriores
venae tracheales
venae transversae colli
venae tympanicae
venae ulnares
venae uterinae
venae vesicales
venae vestibulares
venae vorticosae
venal (current term)
venalities
venally
venantes
venarie
venary
venatic
venatical
venation
venations
venator
venatorial
venatorian
venatorious

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