Synonyms of pervert
1 distortDictionary • officers attempting to pervert the course of justice
distort • The media distorts reality.
abuse • He showed how the rich and powerful can abuse their position.
twist • It's a shame the way the media can twist your words.
misuse • breaking a taboo, misusing a sacred ceremony
warp • Their minds have been warped by their experiences.
misinterpret • The Prince's words had been misinterpreted.
misrepresent • The extent of the current strike is being misrepresented.
falsify • The charges against him include fraud, bribery, and falsifying business records.
misconstrue • An outsider might misconstrue the nature of the relationship.
2 corruptDictionary • He was accused of perverting the nation's youth.
corrupt • Cruelty depraves and corrupts.
degrade • Pornography degrades women.
subvert • an attempt to subvert culture from within
deprave • material likely to deprave those who hear or read it
debase (formal) • He claims that advertising debases the English language.
desecrate • She shouldn't have desecrated the picture of a religious leader
debauch • a film accused of debauching public morals
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abuseIf you abuse something, you use it in a wrong way or for a bad purpose.
• He showed how the rich and powerful can abuse their position.
corruptTo corrupt someone means to cause them to stop caring about moral standards.
• Cruelty depraves and corrupts.
• He claims that advertising debases the English language.
Thesaurus for pervert from the Collins English Thesaurus