Subverted
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]

These are his substance, sinews, arms, and strength, With which he yoketh your rebellious necks, Razeth your cities, and subverts your towns. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

This would subvert the principles of all knowledge. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

2. To pervert, as the mind, and turn it from the truth; to corrupt; to confound. --2 Tim. iii. 14. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To overturn; overthrow; destroy; invert; reverse; extinguish. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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