Associations to the word «Shipwreck»


SHIPWRECK, noun. A ship that has sunk or run aground so that it is no longer seaworthy.
SHIPWRECK, noun. An event where a ship sinks or runs aground.
SHIPWRECK, noun. (figurative) destruction; ruin; irretrievable loss
SHIPWRECK, verb. To wreck a boat through a collision or mishap.

Dictionary definition

SHIPWRECK, noun. A wrecked ship (or a part of one).
SHIPWRECK, noun. An irretrievable loss; "that was the shipwreck of their romance".
SHIPWRECK, noun. An accident that destroys a ship at sea.
SHIPWRECK, verb. Ruin utterly; "You have shipwrecked my career".
SHIPWRECK, verb. Suffer failure, as in some enterprise.
SHIPWRECK, verb. Cause to experience shipwreck; "They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea".
SHIPWRECK, verb. Destroy a ship; "The vessel was shipwrecked".

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