Translation of "subvert" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /səbˈvəːt/

to overthrow or ruin completely (eg a person’s morals, loyalty, arguments, a government)

subvertir; trastornar
The ruling party was accused of trying to subvert the democratic process.
subversion /-ʃən, (American) -ʒən/ noun

subversive /-siv/ adjective

likely to destroy or overthrow (government, discipline in a school etc)

That boy is a subversive influence in this class.

(Translation of “subvert” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)