Define: Vitiate

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Definition: Vitiate

Quick Summary of Vitiate

To impair or invalidate in part or in full; make void or voidable.

What is the dictionary definition of Vitiate?

Dictionary Definition

  1. transitive to spoil, make faulty; to reduce the value, quality, or effectiveness of something
  2. transitive to debase or morally corrupt
  3. transitive, archaic to violate, to rape


Synonyms For Vitiate

debase, corrupt, debauch, pervert, impair

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Vitiate. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 04, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Vitiate. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 04, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Vitiate. Retrieved April 04, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Vitiate are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 6th January 2020.