(noun, verb)


1. An advertisement created by subvertising.


1. cause the downfall of; of rulers

- subvert the ruling class

Similar word(s): overthrow, overturn

Definition categories: social, depose

2. corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

- Do school counselors subvert young children?

Similar word(s): corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, vitiate

Definition categories: social, alter, change, modify

3. destroy property or hinder normal operations

Similar word(s): counteract, countermine, sabotage, undermine, weaken

Definition categories: social, disobey

4. destroy completely

- we must not let our civil liberties be subverted by the current crisis

Definition categories: contact, destroy, ruin

Sentences with subvert as a verb:

- A dictator stays in power only as long as he manages to subvert the will of his people.