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Noun shipwreck has 3 senses
  1. shipwreck - a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
    --1 is a kind of
    Derived forms: verb shipwreck3, verb shipwreck4
  2. shipwreck - an irretrievable loss; "that was the shipwreck of their romance"
    --2 is a kind of
    ruin, ruination
    Derived forms: verb shipwreck2, verb shipwreck1
  3. shipwreck, wreck - an accident that destroys a ship at sea
    --3 is a kind of accident
    --3 has particulars: capsizing
    Derived form: verb shipwreck4
Verb shipwreck has 4 senses
  1. shipwreck - ruin utterly; "You have shipwrecked my career"
    --1 is one way to
    Derived form: noun shipwreck2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. shipwreck - suffer failure, as in some enterprise
    --2 is one way to
    fail, go wrong, miscarry
    Derived form: noun shipwreck2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. shipwreck - cause to experience shipwreck; "They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea"
    --3 is one way to
    Derived form: noun shipwreck1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. shipwreck - destroy a ship; "The vessel was shipwrecked"
    --4 is one way to
    destroy, ruin
    Derived forms: noun shipwreck3, noun shipwreck1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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