Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wreck

4 senses of wreck

Sense 1
wreck -- (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")
       => decline, declination -- (a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state)

Sense 2
shipwreck, wreck -- (an accident that destroys a ship at sea)
       => accident -- (an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury)

Sense 3
crash, wreck -- (a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane")
       => accident -- (an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury)

Sense 4
wreck -- (a ship that has been destroyed at sea)
       => ship -- (a vessel that carries passengers or freight)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wreck

1 sense of wreck

Sense 1
bust up, wreck, wrack -- (smash or break forcefully; "The kid busted up the car")
       => destroy, ruin -- (destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up")

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