Synonyms of taint in English:

taint


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noun

1‘free from the taint of corruption’

SYNONYMS
trace, touch, suggestion, hint, tinge, tincture
smear, stain, blot, blemish, slur, stigma, tarnish, scar, black mark, spot, imperfection, flaw, fault, defect, blot on one's escutcheon
discredit, dishonour, disgrace, shame

verb

1‘the world's last great wilderness is being tainted by pollution’

SYNONYMS
contaminate, pollute, adulterate, infect, blight, befoul, spoil, soil, ruin, destroy
ANTONYMS

clean

2‘fraudulent firms need to be weeded out, lest they taint the reputation of all firms’

SYNONYMS
tarnish, sully, blacken, stain, besmirch, smear, blot, blemish, stigmatize, mar, corrupt, defile, soil, muddy, foul, dirty, damage, injure, harm, hurt, debase, infect, poison, vitiate, drag through the mud, blot one's copybook
brand
ANTONYMS

improve