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vitiate   
共發現 5 筆關於 [vitiate] 的資料 (解釋內文之英文單字均可再點入查詢)
來源(1): pydict data [pydict]
vitiate (vt.)使腐敗,污染,使墮落,敗壞,使失效 來源(2): The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]
Vitiate \Vi"ti*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vitiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vitiating}.] [L. vitiatus, p. p. vitiare to vitiate, fr. vitium a fault, vice. See {Vice} a fault.] [Written also {viciate}.] 1. To make vicious, faulty, or imperfect; to render defective; to injure the substance or qualities of; to impair; to contaminate; to spoil; as, exaggeration vitiates a style of writing; sewer gas vitiates the air. [1913 Webster] A will vitiated and growth out of love with the truth disposes the understanding to error and delusion. --South. [1913 Webster] Without care it may be used to vitiate our minds. --Burke. [1913 Webster] This undistinguishing complaisance will vitiate the taste of readers. --Garth. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to fail of effect, either wholly or in part; to make void; to destroy, as the validity or binding force of an instrument or transaction; to annul; as, any undue influence exerted on a jury vitiates their verdict; fraud vitiates a contract. [1913 Webster] 來源(3): WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]
vitiate v 1: 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}, {deprave}, {misdirect}] 2: make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty" [syn: {mar}, {impair}, {spoil}, {deflower}, {vitiate}] 3: take away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidate a contract" [syn: {invalidate}, {void}, {vitiate}] [ant: {validate}] 來源(4): Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]
91 Moby Thesaurus words for "vitiate": abate, abolish, abrogate, adulterate, alloy, annihilate, annul, bastardize, blemish, bring to nothing, brutalize, buffer, cancel, cancel out, canker, cheapen, coarsen, come to nothing, confound, contaminate, corrupt, corrupted, counterbalance, damage, debase, debauch, debauched, defile, deflower, degenerate, degrade, delete, demoralize, denature, deprave, depraved, depreciate, depress, desecrate, despoil, destroy, devalue, diminish, distort, downgrade, frustrate, harm, hurt, impair, infect, invalidate, lower, mar, misuse, negate, negativate, negative, neutralize, nullify, offset, pervert, perverted, poison, pollute, prejudice, prostitute, quash, ravage, ravish, reduce, revoke, ruin, soil, spoil, stultify, sully, suppress, taint, tarnish, thwart, twist, ulcerate, undermine, undo, violate, vitiated, void, vulgarize, warp, weaken, withdraw