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

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Synonyms For Vitiate


debase, corrupt, debauch, pervert, impair


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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.