English verb: deprave
|1.||deprave (social) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality|
|Samples||Debauch the young people with wine and women.|
Socrates was accused of corrupting young men.
Do school counselors subvert young children?.
Corrupt the morals.
|Synonyms||corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, misdirect, pervert, profane, subvert, vitiate|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||alter, change, modify|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bastardise, bastardize, carnalise, carnalize, infect, lead astray, lead off, poison, sensualise, sensualize, suborn|