corrupt - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [often passive] 

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present tense
present participlecorrupting
past tensecorrupted
past participlecorrupted
  1. 2
    computing if computer programs or files are corrupted, they have mistakes in them that prevent them from operating correctly
  2. 3
    to damage or spoil something

    I feared that my taste might have become corrupted.