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1 subvert

Cause the downfall of; of rulers:
— Subvert the ruling class.

synonyms: bring down, overthrow, overturn.

Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... show more

Roget 218: be inverted &c.; turn round, turn about, turn to the right about, go round, go about, go to the right about, wheel round, wheel about, wheel to the right about; turn over, go over, tilt over, ... show more

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Dutch: omverwerpen

2 subvert

Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality:
— Do school counselors subvert young children?.

synonyms: corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, vitiate.

Dutch: bederven, corrumperen

3 subvert

Destroy property or hinder normal operations.

synonyms: counteract, countermine, sabotage, undermine, weaken.

Roget 468: countervail, oppose; mitigate against; rebut etc. (refute) 479; subvert etc. (destroy) 162; cheek, weaken; contravene; ... show more

4 subvert

Destroy completely.

Moby thesaurus: accommodate, adapt, adjust, alienate, alter, ameliorate, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, arise, better, brainwash, break up, capsize, careen, change, confound, confute, contradict, controvert ... show more.

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