Word Meaning

Render (something) poorer in quality by adding another substance

Part Of Speech:

Verb

Synonyms:

Make impure   Degrade   Debase   Spoil   Taint  

Antonyms:

Refine  

Sentences

  • The rice stored in their school for the noon meal scheme was found to be adulterated with fine iron particles, urea, bits of mortar and what not.

  • Ghee is adulterated to the extent of 80 to 85 percent with Vanaspati.

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