Associations to the word «Wreck»

Wiktionary

WRECK, noun. Something or someone that has been ruined.
WRECK, noun. The remains of something that has been severely damaged or worn down.
WRECK, noun. An event in which something is damaged through collision.
WRECK, noun. (legal) Goods, etc. cast ashore by the sea after a shipwreck.
WRECK, verb. To destroy violently; to cause severe damage to something, to a point where it no longer works, or is useless.
WRECK, verb. To ruin or dilapidate.
WRECK, verb. (Australia) To dismantle wrecked vehicles or other objects, to reclaim any useful parts.
WRECK, verb. To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on.
WRECK HAVOC, verb. Misspelling of wreak havoc.
WRECK OF THE HESPERUS, noun. (archaic) Used to describe the appearance of an untidy or bedraggled person.
WRECK SHOP, verb. To "go to town", to do something with vigor, very enthusiastically.
WRECK SHOP, verb. To make a mess.
WRECK YARD, noun. The location of a dismantling business where wrecked or decommissioned vehicles are brought, their usable parts are sold for use in operating vehicles, while the unusable metal parts, known as scrap metal parts, are sold to metal-recycling companies

Dictionary definition

WRECK, noun. Something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation; "the house was a wreck when they bought it"; "thanks to that quack I am a human wreck".
WRECK, noun. An accident that destroys a ship at sea.
WRECK, noun. A serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane".
WRECK, noun. A ship that has been destroyed at sea.
WRECK, verb. Smash or break forcefully; "The kid busted up the car".

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