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Synonyms for shipwreck
ˈʃɪpˌrɛkship·wreck

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. shipwrecknoun

    a wrecked ship (or a part of one)

    Synonyms:
    wreck

  2. shipwrecknoun

    an irretrievable loss

    "that was the shipwreck of their romance"

    Synonyms:
    wreck

  3. shipwreck, wreckverb

    an accident that destroys a ship at sea

    Synonyms:
    crash, wreck

  4. shipwreckverb

    ruin utterly

    "You have shipwrecked my career"

  5. shipwreckverb

    suffer failure, as in some enterprise

  6. shipwreckverb

    cause to experience shipwreck

    "They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea"

  7. shipwreckverb

    destroy a ship

    "The vessel was shipwrecked"

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shipwrecknoun

    Synonyms:
    wreck, ruin, perdition, destruction, miscarriage, overthrow, subversion, demolition

  2. shipwreckverb

    Synonyms:
    wreck, strand, flounder, cast away

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shipwrecknoun

    Synonyms:
    wreckage, disaster, destruction, ruin, subversion, miscarriage

    Associated words:
    salvage, flotsam, jetsam, derelict, jettison

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "shipwreck":

    wreck, sinking, naufrage, wreckage, shipwrecks

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How to use shipwreck in a sentence?

  1. Joel Dunn:

    They're sort of symbols for the Chesapeake Bay in a sense and a symbol for what the environmental movement can do when they put their minds to it, to be able to see them on every dock, post and shipwreck in the Chesapeake is heartening and a story of great educational value for the public at large.

  2. Matteo Salvini:

    The latest shipwreck is proof that if you reopen the ports more people will die.

  3. Kobi Sharvit:

    The discovery of such a large hoard of coins that had such tremendous economic power in antiquity raises several possibilities regarding its presence on the seabed, there is probably a shipwreck there of an official treasury boat which was on its way to the central government in Egypt with taxes that had been collected.

  4. Dave Conlin:

    This kind of archaeological work is painstaking and difficult under any circumstances, but the physical conditions of this particular site — zero visibility, high currents and potential entanglements — made this an especially difficult shipwreck to work on.

  5. Fisherman Stratis Valiamos:

    People say' you're a hero,' but this isn't heroism, it's the normal thing to do when Fisherman Stratis Valiamos're fishing and a boat is sinking next to Fisherman Stratis Valiamos and they're screaming for help, Fisherman Stratis Valiamos can't pretend to not hear them, he said. In October, a shipwreck where more than 240 people were rescued took place among.


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