contaminate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create impure or unclean by contact or blend.
    • to reveal to or permeate with radioactivity.
    • To earth, tarnish, or corrupt by contact; to tarnish; to sully; to taint; to pollute; to defile.
  • noun:
    • One that contaminates; a contaminant.
  • verb:
    • To introduce impurities or foreign matter; to earth or defile.
    • make impure
    • make radioactive by adding radioactive product
  • adjective:
    • Contaminated; defiled; polluted; tainted.
  • others:
    • To make impure by blend or contact; defile; pollute; sully; tarnish; taint; corrupt: usually in a figurative good sense.
    • Synonyms To infect, poison, corrupt. See taint.
    • Contaminated; contaminated; defiled; tainted; corrupt.

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