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ruining

 
Noun ruining has 1 sense
  1. laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking - destruction achieved by wrecking something
    --1 is a kind of destruction, devastation
    Derived forms: verb ruin4, verb ruin1
Verb ruin has 6 senses
  1. destroy, ruin - destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
    Derived forms: noun ruin6, noun ruin4, noun ruin1, noun ruination4, noun ruiner1, noun ruining1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. ruin - destroy or cause to fail; "This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election"
    --2 is one way to
    thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk
    Derived forms: noun ruin5, noun ruiner1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. bankrupt, ruin, break, smash - reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
    --3 is one way to impoverish
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  4. ruin - reduce to ruins; "The country lay ruined after the war"
    --4 is one way to
    lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge
    Derived forms: noun ruin6, noun ruin2, noun ruination1, noun ruiner1, noun ruining1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. deflower, ruin - deprive of virginity; "This dirty old man deflowered several young girls in the village"
    --5 is one way to copulate, mate, pair, couple
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. ruin - fall into ruin
    --6 is one way to
    decay, crumble, delapidate
    Derived forms: noun ruin2, noun ruin3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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