Synonyms of shipwreck


1. shipwreck, ship

usage: a wrecked ship (or a part of one)

2. shipwreck, ruin, ruination

usage: an irretrievable loss; "that was the shipwreck of their romance"

3. shipwreck, wreck, accident

usage: an accident that destroys a ship at sea


1. shipwreck, ruin

usage: ruin utterly; "You have shipwrecked my career"

2. shipwreck, fail, go wrong, miscarry

usage: suffer failure, as in some enterprise

3. shipwreck, subject

usage: cause to experience shipwreck; "They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea"

4. shipwreck, destroy, ruin

usage: destroy a ship; "The vessel was shipwrecked"

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Definition and meaning of shipwreck (Dictionary)