What is Corrupt ?

Corrupt is (adj) 1. (of a person) who is not honest or who takes bribes The Prime Minister promised to sack any officials who were found to be corrupt. 2. (of a computer disk) with data which contains mistakes Power loss can make the data corrupt.(verb) 1. to make someone dishonest or lacking in morals ‘Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.’ He was accused of corrupting young people. He was corrupted by his rich friends from college. 2. to cause mistakes in computer data The data on this disk has been corrupted.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level