|1.||[ noun ] (nautical,transportation) a wrecked ship (or a part of one)|
|2.||[ verb ] (nautical) destroy a ship|
: "The vessel was shipwrecked"
|3.||[ noun ] an irretrievable loss|
"that was the shipwreck of their romance"
|4.||[ verb ] (nautical) cause to experience shipwreck|
"They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea"
|Related terms:||subject subject water_travel|
|5.||[ verb ] suffer failure, as in some enterprise|
|6.||[ verb ] ruin utterly|
"You have shipwrecked my career"
|7.||[ noun ] (nautical) an accident that destroys a ship at sea|
|Related terms:||accident capsizing bust_up|