shipwreck

Definitions of shipwreck
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n a wrecked ship (or a part of one)

Type of:
ship
a vessel that carries passengers or freight

n an accident that destroys a ship at sea

Synonyms:
wreck
Types:
capsizing
(nautical) the event of a boat accidentally turning over in the water
Type of:
accident
an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury

n an irretrievable loss

“that was the shipwreck of their romance”
Type of:
ruin, ruination
an event that results in destruction

v cause to experience shipwreck

“They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea”
Type of:
subject
cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to

v destroy a ship

“The vessel was shipwrecked
Type of:
destroy, ruin
destroy completely; damage irreparably

v ruin utterly

“You have shipwrecked my career”
Type of:
ruin
destroy or cause to fail

v suffer failure, as in some enterprise

Type of:
fail, go wrong, miscarry
be unsuccessful

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