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Synonyms for wreck
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    shipwreck, crash

  2. shipwreck, wreck(noun)

    an accident that destroys a ship at sea

    Synonyms:
    shipwreck, crash

  3. crash, wreck(noun)

    a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)

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

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

  4. wreck(verb)

    a ship that has been destroyed at sea

    Synonyms:
    shipwreck, crash

  5. bust up, wreck, wrack(verb)

    smash or break forcefully

    "The kid busted up the car"

    Synonyms:
    wrack, bust up

Wiktionary

  1. wreck(noun)

    Synonyms:
    crash, ruins

    Antonyms:
    restore

  2. wreck(noun)

    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)

    Synonyms:
    crash, ruins

    Antonyms:
    restore

  3. wreck(noun)

    To ruin or dilapidate.

    Synonyms:
    crash, ruins

    Antonyms:
    restore

  4. wreck(verb)

    To dismantle wrecked vehicles or other objects, to reclaim any useful parts. (Australia)

    Synonyms:
    ruins, crash

    Antonyms:
    restore

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wreck

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wreck

    Synonyms:
    debris, ruins, havoc, rubbish, remains, destruction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wreck(n.)

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

  2. wreck(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stranded vessel, shipwrecked vessel

  3. wreck(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strand, founder, shipwreck, cast away

  4. wreck(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ruin, destroy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wreck(n)

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

  2. wreck(v)

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. wreck

    Synonyms:
    See Train wreck

How to pronounce wreck?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say wreck in sign language?

  1. wreck

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How to use wreck in a sentence?

  1. Alex Flores:

    It felt like a message I support was being hijacked by a small number of people using it as an excuse to wreck things.

  2. Amnesty International Director:

    This latest episode highlights the risks of returning asylum seekers to Turkey – and the knock-on effects the deal is likely to have for refugees transiting through Turkey. It's like watching a train wreck in slow motion.

  3. Mike Castleberry:

    They are not for a wreck on the side of the road needing Level I trauma care, only about 15% of the air ambulance charges we see involve those kind of accidents. The vast majority are patient transfers from one facility to the other.

  4. Billy Ray Morris:

    To turn up a new wreck is a pretty big deal.

  5. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:

    Marine life is prevalent on the wreck, except on the copper sheathing which still retains its antifouling ability to keep the hull free of marine organism.


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