Textual thesaurus for "subvert"

(verb) overthrow, overturn, bring down

cause the downfall of; of rulers

The Czar was overthrown; subvert the ruling class

(verb) sabotage, counteract, countermine, weaken, undermine

destroy property or hinder normal operations

The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war

(verb) debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, corrupt, profane, misdirect, pervert, vitiate

corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

debauch the young people with wine and women; Socrates was accused of corrupting young men; Do school counselors subvert young children?; corrupt the morals