• Wreck Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t. & n.) See 2d & 3d Wreak.
- (v. t.) To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on.
- (v. i.) To work upon a wreck, as in saving property or lives, or in plundering.
- (v. t.) To bring wreck or ruin upon by any kind of violence; to destroy, as a railroad train.
- (v. t.) Goods, etc., which, after a shipwreck, are cast upon the land by the sea.
- (v. t.) Destruction or injury of anything, especially by violence; ruin; as, the wreck of a railroad train.
- (v. t.) To destroy, disable, or seriously damage, as a vessel, by driving it against the shore or on rocks, by causing it to become unseaworthy, to founder, or the like; to shipwreck.
- (v. t.) The destruction or injury of a vessel by being cast on shore, or on rocks, or by being disabled or sunk by the force of winds or waves; shipwreck.
- (v. t.) The remain of anything ruined or fatally injured.
- (v. i.) To suffer wreck or ruin.
- (v. t.) The ruins of a ship stranded; a ship dashed against rocks or land, and broken, or otherwise rendered useless, by violence and fracture; as, they burned the wreck.
• Wreckfish Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A stone bass.