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Shipwreck (IPA: /ˈʃɪpɹɛk/)


Shipwreck (n.)

The breaking in pieces, or shattering, of a ship or other vessel by being cast ashore or driven against rocks, shoals, etc., by the violence of the winds and waves.

Shipwreck (n.)

A ship wrecked or destroyed upon the water, or the parts of such a ship; wreckage.

Shipwreck (n.)

Fig.: Destruction; ruin; irretrievable loss.

Shipwreck (v. t.)

To destroy, as a ship at sea, by running ashore or on rocks or sandbanks, or by the force of wind and waves in a tempest.

Shipwreck (v. t.)

To cause to experience shipwreck, as sailors or passengers. Hence, to cause to suffer some disaster or loss; to destroy or ruin, as if by shipwreck; to wreck; as, to shipwreck a business.

Shipwreck

Remains of a ship that has wrecked

Shipwreck

Painting by Ivan Aivazovsky

Shipwreck

Fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero series

Shipwreck

1974 book by John Fowles

Shipwreck

Painting by Hendrik Kobell

Shipwreck Synonyms

Wreck

Shipwreck Rhymes


Shipwreck



Spanish Translation

Shipwreck in Spanish is Naufragio

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Accordingly, death is a harbor of peace for the just, but is believed a shipwreck for the wicked." - Ambrose

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He complains wrongfully at the sea that suffer shipwreck twice. (Strauss, 1994 p. 898)" - English proverbs


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