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Overview of verb ruin

The verb ruin has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) destroy, ruin

(destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up")

2. ruin

(destroy or cause to fail; "This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election")

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")

4. ruin

(reduce to ruins; "The country lay ruined after the war")

5. deflower, ruin

(deprive of virginity; "This dirty old man deflowered several young girls in the village")

6. ruin

(fall into ruin)

Overview of adj ruined

The adj ruined has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) destroyed, ruined

(destroyed physically or morally)

2. done for, ruined, sunk, undone, washed-up

(doomed to extinction)

3. finished, ruined

(brought to ruin; "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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