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shipwreck

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shipwreck

  1. 1 the destruction or loss of a ship the shipwreck of much of the Spanish Armada ended Spain's plans for invading England Synonyms of shipwreck shipwrecking, wreck, wreckage, wrecking Words Related to shipwreck beaching, grounding, stranding; foundering, sinking; scuttling Near Antonyms of shipwreck recovery, salvage, salvaging

  2. 2 something that has failed finally admitted that their marriage was a shipwreck and that the time had come to bail out Synonyms of shipwreck bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, fiasco, fizzle, flop, frost, lemon, loser, miss, failure, turkey, washoutWords Related to shipwreck also-ran, disappointment, dog, has-been, near miss; botch, hash, mess, muddle, shambles; nonevent; nonstarterNear Antonyms of shipwreck corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, phenomenonAntonyms of shipwreck blockbuster, hit, smash, success, winner


shipwreck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shipwreck

  1. to cause irreparable damage to (a ship) by running aground or sinking the yachtsman fell asleep at the wheel and shipwrecked his ketch on the rocks Synonyms of shipwreck strand, wreck Words Related to shipwreck beach; founder; scuttle Near Antonyms of shipwreck recover, salvage



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