Definition of Vitiate

1. Verb. Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality. "Corrupt the morals"




2. Verb. Make imperfect. "Nothing marred her beauty"
Exact synonyms: Deflower, Impair, Mar, Spoil
Generic synonyms: Damage
Specialized synonyms: Cloud, Corrupt, Defile, Sully, Taint, Blemish, Deface, Disfigure
Derivative terms: Defloration, Impairer, Impairment, Mar, Spoil

3. Verb. Take away the legal force of or render ineffective. "Invalidate a contract"
Exact synonyms: Invalidate, Void
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Invalidation, Vitiation, Voidable
Antonyms: Validate

Definition of Vitiate

1. v. t. To make vicious, faulty, or imperfect; to render defective; to injure the substance or qualities of; to impair; to contaminate; to spoil; as, exaggeration vitiates a style of writing; sewer gas vitiates the air.

2. v. t. To make vicious, faulty, or imperfect; to render defective; to injure the substance or qualities of; to impair; to contaminate; to spoil; as, exaggeration vitiates a style of writing; sewer gas vitiates the air.

Definition of Vitiate

1. Verb. (transitive) to spoil, make faulty; to reduce the value, quality, or effectiveness of something ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to debase or morally corrupt ¹

3. Verb. (transitive archaic) to violate, to rape ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) to make something ineffective, to invalidate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vitiate

1. to impair the value or quality of [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES] : VITIABLE [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vitiate

vitellogenic carboxypeptidase
vitellogenin
vitellogenins
vitellointestinal cyst
vitellolutein
vitellorubin
vitellose
vitellus ovi
vitelluses
vitesse
vitesses
vitex
vitexes
vitiable
vitiate (current term)
vitiated
vitiated air
vitiates
vitiating
vitiation
vitiations
vitiator
vitiators
viticeta
viticetum
viticide
viticides
viticulose
viticultural

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