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English → English (WordNet) Definition: subvert subvert v 1: cause the downfall of; of rulers; “The Czar was overthrown”; “subvert the ruling class” [syn: overthrow, overturn, bring down] 2: 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, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect] 3: destroy property or hinder normal operations; “The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war” [syn: sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, weaken] 4: destroy completely; “we must not let our civil liberties be subverted by the current crisis”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Subvert Subvert \Sub*vert"\, v. i. To overthrow anything from the foundation; to be subversive. [1913 Webster] They have a power given to them like that of the evil principle, to subvert and destroy. [1913 Webster] Subvert \Sub*vert"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Subverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Subverting.] [L. subvertere, subversum; sub under + vertere to turn: cf. F. subvertir. See Verse.] 1. To overturn from the foundation; to overthrow; to ruin utterly. [1913 Webster] These are his substance, sinews, arms, and strength, With which he yoketh your rebellious necks, Razeth your cities, and subverts your towns. --Shak. [1913 Webster] This would subvert the principles of all knowledge. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. To pervert, as the mind, and turn it from the truth; to corrupt; to confound. --2 Tim. iii. 14. [1913 Webster] Syn: To overturn; overthrow; destroy; invert; reverse; extinguish. [1913 Webster]


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