|1.||[ verb ] destroy completely; damage irreparably|
"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!" "The tears ruined her make-up"
|Related terms:||burn bust_up break lay_waste_to consume devour subvert break harry explode rape shipwreck kick_in wash_out get do_a_job_on vandalize destruction destroyer destroyer laying_waste|
|2.||[ noun ] an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction|
"you have brought ruin on this entire family"
|3.||[ noun ] the state of being decayed or destroyed|
|Related terms:||deterioration blight lay_waste_to|
|4.||[ noun ] a ruined building|
"they explored several Roman ruins"
|5.||[ verb ] reduce to bankruptcy|
|Synonyms:||bankrupt smash break|
"My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!" "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
|Related terms:||impoverish bankruptcy|
|6.||[ noun ] failure that results in a loss of position or reputation|
|Related terms:||failure finish|
|7.||[ noun ] the process of becoming dilapidated|
|8.||[ verb ] destroy or cause to fail|
: "This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election"
|Related terms:||thwart undo break shipwreck downfall|
|9.||[ verb ] fall into ruin|
|10.||[ verb ] reduce to ruins|
"The country lay ruined after the war"
|Related terms:||lay_waste_to destroyer laying_waste|
|11.||[ noun ] an event that results in destruction|
|Related terms:||destruction devastation shipwreck destroy|
|12.||[ verb ] (sexuality) deprive of virginity|
"This dirty old men deflowered several young girls in the village"
|Related terms:||copulate defloration|
|13.||[ noun ] destruction achieved by wrecking something|
|Synonyms:||ruining ruination wrecking laying_waste|
|Related terms:||destruction destroy bust_up|