Definition of subvert
1 : to overturn or overthrow from the foundation : ruin
2 : to pervert or corrupt by an undermining of morals, allegiance, or faith
Examples of subvert in a Sentence
They conspired to subvert the government.
trying to subvert the electoral process
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Definition of subvert for English Language Learners
: to secretly try to ruin or destroy a government, political system, etc.
: to make (something) weaker or less effective
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