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Definitions and Synonyms of adulterate | Another word for adulterate | What is adulterate?

Definition 1: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones - [verb of change]

Samples where adulterate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adulterate liquor

Synonyms for adulterate in the sense of this definition

(adulterate is a kind of ...) alter from the original

(... is a kind of adulterate ) thin by adding water to

"They watered down the moonshine"

(... is a kind of adulterate ) alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

"Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"

(adulterate has a similar meaning as ...) increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance

"stretch the soup by adding some more cream" "extend the casserole with a little rice"

Definition 2: mixed with impurities - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for adulterate in the sense of this definition

(adulterate is similar to ...) combined with extraneous elements

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