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  • 1 Subvert — may refer to: *Subversion (politics) *Subvert! *Subvert inc …

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  • 2 subvert — I verb annihilate, confound, corrupt, defeat, demolish, demoralize, despoil, destroy, devastate, disestablish, dismantle, disrupt, evertere, extinguish, extirpate, impair, injure, lay waste, level, overset, overthrow, overturn, pervert, pull down …

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  • 3 Subvert — Sub*vert , v. i. To overthrow anything from the foundation; to be subversive. [1913 Webster] They have a power given to them like that of the evil principle, to subvert and destroy. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Subvert — Sub*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Subverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Subverting}.] [L. subvertere, subversum; sub under + vertere to turn: cf. F. subvertir. See {Verse}.] 1. To overturn from the foundation; to overthrow; to ruin utterly. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 5 subvert — late 14c., to raze, destroy, overthrow, from M.Fr. subvertir, from L. subvertere, from sub under (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + vertere to turn (see VERSUS (Cf. versus)). Related: Subverted; subverting …

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  • 6 subvert — *overturn, overthrow, capsize, upset Analogous words: *ruin, wreck: *destroy, demolish: corrupt, pervert, deprave, *debase Antonyms: uphold, sustain …

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  • 7 subvert — [v] rebel, destroy capsize, contaminate, corrupt, debase, defeat, demolish, deprave, depress, extinguish, invalidate, invert, level, overthrow, overturn, pervert, poison, pull down, raze, reverse, ruin, sabotage, supersede, supplant, suppress,… …

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  • 8 subvert — ► VERB ▪ undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution). DERIVATIVES subversion noun subverter noun. ORIGIN Latin subvertere, from vertere to turn …

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  • 9 subvert — [səb vʉrt′] vt. [ME subverten < MFr subvertir < L subvertere < sub ,SUB + vertere, to turn: see VERSE] 1. to overthrow or destroy (something established) 2. to undermine or corrupt, as in morals subverter n …

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  • 10 Subvert! — Infobox Album Name = Subvert! Type = studio Artist = Venetian Snares Released = 1998 Recorded = Genre = Breakcore Length = Label = Self released Producer = Aaron Funk Reviews = Last album = Spells 1998 This album = Subvert 1998 Next album = Fuck… …

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  • 11 subvert — [[t]səbvɜ͟ː(r)t[/t]] subverts, subverting, subverted VERB To subvert something means to destroy its power and influence. [FORMAL] [V n] ...an alleged plot to subvert the state. [V n] ...a last attempt to subvert culture from within. Syn …

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  • 12 subvert — sub|vert [səbˈvə:t US ˈvə:rt] v [T] formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: subvertir, from Latin subvertere to turn from beneath, subvert ] 1.) to try to destroy the power and influence of a government or the established system ▪ an… …

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  • 13 subvert — verb 1) a plot to subvert the state Syn: destabilize, unsettle, overthrow, overturn; bring down, topple, depose, oust; disrupt, wreak havoc on, sabotage, ruin, undermine, weaken, damage 2) attempts t …

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  • 14 subvert — UK [səbˈvɜː(r)t] / US [səbˈvɜrt] verb [transitive] Word forms subvert : present tense I/you/we/they subvert he/she/it subverts present participle subverting past tense subverted past participle subverted 1) to attack or harm a government or… …

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  • 15 subvert — verb Subvert is used with these nouns as the object: ↑convention …

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  • 16 subvert — verb (T) formal 1 to try to destroy the power and influence of a government or established system etc: attempts to subvert the democratic process 2 to destroy someone s beliefs or loyalty …

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  • 17 subvert — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French subvertir, from Latin subvertere, literally, to turn from beneath, from sub + vertere to turn more at worth Date: 14th century 1. to overturn or overthrow from the foundation ; ruin 2.… …

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  • 18 subvert — subverter, n. /seuhb verrt /, v.t. 1. to overthrow (something established or existing). 2. to cause the downfall, ruin, or destruction of. 3. to undermine the principles of; corrupt. [1325 75; ME subverten < L subvertere to overthrow, equiv. to… …

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  • 19 subvert — 1. verb /səbˈvɜːt,səbˈvɝt/ a) To overturn from the foundation; to overthrow; to ruin utterly. b) To pervert, as the mind, and turn it from the truth; to …

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  • 20 subvert — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, adapt, adjust, alienate, alter, ameliorate, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, arise, better, brainwash, break up, capsize, careen, change, confound, confute, contradict, controvert, convert, corrupt …

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