AskDefine | Define deprave

Dictionary Definition

deprave v : corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals" [syn: corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, misdirect]

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Pronunciation

\Dē*prāve"\

Verb

  1. To speak ill of
  2. to make (a situation) bad or worse
  3. to corrupt
  4. to depreciate
  5. to malign
  6. to revile
  7. to vitiate

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