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Found 3 items, similar to defile.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: defile barisan, berbaris, mencemari, mencemarkan, mengotori, mengotorkan, pendakian
English → English (WordNet) Definition: defile defile n : a narrow pass (especially one between mountains) [syn: gorge] defile v 1: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; “sully someone's reputation” [syn: sully, corrupt, taint, cloud] 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” [syn: tarnish, stain, maculate, sully] 3: spot, stain, or pollute; “The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it” [syn: foul, befoul, maculate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Defile Defile \De*file"\, v. t. (Mil.) Same as Defilade. [1913 Webster] Defile \De*file"\ (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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) The act of defilading a fortress, or of raising the exterior works in order to protect the interior. See Defilade. [1913 Webster] Defile \De*file"\ (d[-e]*f[imac]l"), v. t. [OE. defoulen, -foilen, to tread down, OF. defouler; de- + fouler to trample (see Full, v. t.), and OE. defoulen to foul (influenced in form by the older verb defoilen). See File to defile, Foul, Defoul.] 1. To make foul or impure; to make filthy; to dirty; to befoul; to pollute. [1913 Webster] They that touch pitch will be defiled. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To soil or sully; to tarnish, as reputation; to taint. [1913 Webster] He is . . . among the greatest prelates of this age, however his character may be defiled by . . . dirty hands. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. To injure in purity of character; to corrupt. [1913 Webster] Defile not yourselves with the idols of Egypt. --Ezek. xx. 7. [1913 Webster] 4. To corrupt the chastity of; to debauch; to violate; to rape. [1913 Webster] The husband murder'd and the wife defiled. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 5. To make ceremonially unclean; to pollute. [1913 Webster] That which dieth of itself, or is torn with beasts, he shall not eat to defile therewith. --Lev. xxii. 8. [1913 Webster] Defile \De*file"\ (d[-e]*f[imac]l"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Defiled (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 a row.] To march off in a line, file by file; to file off. [1913 Webster]


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