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Synonyms for wreck

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  1. wrecknoun

    ruins, crash


  2. wrecknoun

    To cause severe damage to something, to a point where it no longer works, or is useless.

    (Usage: A collision is often implied as the cause of the damage - He wrecked the car)

    crash, ruins


  3. wrecknoun

    To ruin or dilapidate.

    ruins, crash


  4. wreckverb

    An event in which something is damaged through collision.

    ruins, crash


English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wreck

    abandon, betray, break down, cast down, demolish, desert, destroy, drop, let go, overthrow, throw down

    bear, carry, cherish, hold up, keep, keep up, maintain, prop, support, sustain, uphold

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  1. wreck

    debris, ruins, havoc, rubbish, remains, destruction

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wrecknoun

    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"

    shipwreck, crash

  2. shipwreck, wrecknoun

    an accident that destroys a ship at sea

    shipwreck, crash

  3. crash, wrecknoun

    a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)

    "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"

    clangour, shipwreck, clank, collapse, smash, clangoring, crash, clangor, clash, clang

  4. wreckverb

    a ship that has been destroyed at sea

    shipwreck, crash

  5. bust up, wreck, wrackverb

    smash or break forcefully

    "The kid busted up the car"

    wrack, bust up

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  1. wrecknoun

    destruction, perdition, undoing, prostration, ruin, desolation, shipwreck

  2. wrecknoun

    stranded vessel, shipwrecked vessel

  3. wreckverb

    strand, founder, shipwreck, cast away

  4. wreckverb

    ruin, destroy

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  1. wrecknoun

    desolation, ruin, havoc, devastation, ravage debris, derelict

  2. wreckverb

    demolish, destroy, ruin, shatter, strand, founder, undo, raze

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD5.0 / 1 vote

  1. wreck

    See Train wreck

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  1. Gordon Lightfoot:

    Every time you wanted to do something, you'd hope it would score. You'd keep trying and trying, and all of the sudden, something would come right out of left field, like 'The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.' No one had any idea about that one.

  2. Casey Sherman:

    The treasures that this shipwreck has revealed since 1984, since Barry Clifford discovered the wreck, has been enormous, the mother lode of treasure still has yet to be found.

  3. Robin Thuillez:

    If this goes on, I won't be able to keep paying my rent in Paris and will have to go back to my parents, i'm a wreck. I don't know know what to do anymore. We are not seeing light at the end of the tunnel.

  4. June Jordan:

    Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.

  5. Stan Dorn:

    We could be looking at a real train wreck after Feb. 15, people will file their tax returns and learn they are subject to a much larger penalty for 2015, and they can do absolutely nothing to avoid that.

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