Found 3 items, similar to defile.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
n : a narrow pass (especially one between mountains) [syn: gorge
v 1: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; “sully someone's
2: make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used
metaphorically; “The silver was tarnished by the long
exposure to the air”
; “Her reputation was sullied after
the affair with a married man”
3: spot, stain, or pollute; “The townspeople defiled the river
by emptying raw sewage into it”
English → English
, v. t. (Mil.)
Same as Defilade
(d[-e]*f[imac]l" or d[=e]"f[imac]l; 277), n.
[Cf. F. d['e]fil['e], fr. d['e]filer to defile.]
1. Any narrow passage or gorge in which troops can march only
in a file, or with a narrow front; a long, narrow pass
between hills, rocks, etc.
2. (Mil.) The act of defilading a fortress, or of raising the
exterior works in order to protect the interior. See
(d[-e]*f[imac]l"), v. t. [OE. defoulen,
-foilen, to tread down, OF. defouler; de- + fouler to trample
, v. t.), and OE. defoulen to foul (influenced in
form by the older verb defoilen). See File
1. To make foul or impure; to make filthy; to dirty; to
befoul; to pollute.
They that touch pitch will be defiled. --Shak.
2. To soil or sully; to tarnish, as reputation; to taint.
He is . . . among the greatest prelates of this age,
however his character may be defiled by . . . dirty
3. To injure in purity of character; to corrupt.
Defile not yourselves with the idols of Egypt.
--Ezek. xx. 7.
4. To corrupt the chastity of; to debauch; to violate; to
The husband murder'd and the wife defiled. --Prior.
5. To make ceremonially unclean; to pollute.
That which dieth of itself, or is torn with beasts,
he shall not eat to defile therewith. --Lev. xxii.
(d[-e]*f[imac]l"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
(d[-e]*f[imac]ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Defiling
[F. d['e]filer; pref. d['e]-, for des- (L. dis-) + file a row
or line. See File
To march off in a line, file by file; to file off.