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What does "Adulterate" mean?


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

Synonyms stretch, doctor, dilute, debase, sophisticate, impure, adulterated, debased, water down, doctor up

Example: "Adulterate liquor"

Word Family adulterated, adulterates, adulterating, adulteration, adulterations, unadulterated