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Adjective: adulterate  u'dúl-tu,reyt
  1. Mixed with impurities
    - adulterated, debased
Verb: adulterate  u'dúl-tu,reyt
  1. Corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    "adulterate liquor";
    - load, stretch, dilute, debase

Derived forms: adulterating, adulterated, adulterates

See also: impure

Type of: corrupt, spoil

Encyclopedia: Adulterate