What does "Pervert" mean?


(n.) One who has been perverted; one who has turned to error, especially in religion; -- opposed to convert. See the Synonym of Convert (v. i.) To become perverted; to take the wrong course (v. t.) To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt; also, to misapply; to misinterpret designedly; as, to pervert one's words (v. t.) To turnanother way; to divert

Synonyms twist, abuse, profane, corrupt, vitiate, degenerate, deviate, deviant, debase, convolute, misuse, sophisticate, deprave, debauch, demoralize, misdirect, twist around

Word Family perversion, perversions, perverted, perverting, perverts