corrupt - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [often passive] 

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/kəˈrʌpt/
present tense
I/you/we/theycorrupt
he/she/itcorrupts
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.