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adulterate - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'adulterate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Adulterate [ a.]
- Tainted with adultery.
- Debased by the admixture of a foreign substance; adulterated; spurious.
2 . Adulterate [ v. i.]
- To commit adultery.
3 . Adulterate [ v. t.]
- To defile by adultery.
- To corrupt, debase, or make impure by an admixture of a foreign or a baser substance; as, to adulterate food, drink, drugs, coin, etc.

Meaning of 'adulterate' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . adulterate [ v]
Meaning (1):
- corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
Example in sentence:
  • adulterate liquor