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1. shipwreck

noun. ['ˈʃɪprɛk'] a wrecked ship (or a part of one).

Antonyms

  • carry to term

Etymology

  • schip-wracke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scipwræc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shipwreck

  • bednarek
  • jurek
  • jurek
  • kaczmarek
  • kocourek
  • kocurek
  • komarek
  • kurek
  • marek
  • mazurek
  • mielcarek
  • szarek
  • vavrek
  • wieczorek
  • yurek
  • zarek
  • zurek

How do you pronounce shipwreck?

Pronounce shipwreck as ˈʃɪprɛk.

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Sentences with shipwreck


1. Verb, base form
Children can view shipwreck artifacts and view a 1,000-gallon live coral tank.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The shipwreck is a state archeological site and off limits to sport divers.

Quotes about shipwreck


1. ‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
- Voltaire

2. All I'd ever wanted was to forget. but even when I thought I had, pieces had kept emerging, like bits of wood floating up to the surface that only hint at the shipwreck below.
- Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

3. The only sea I saw Was the seesaw sea With you riding on it. Lie down, lie easy. Let me shipwreck in your thighs.
- Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood

2. shipwreck

noun. ['ˈʃɪprɛk'] an accident that destroys a ship at sea.

Synonyms

  • capsizing
  • wreck

Antonyms

  • stay
  • pay up
  • keep track

Etymology

  • schip-wracke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scipwræc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shipwreck

verb. ['ˈʃɪprɛk'] ruin utterly.

Antonyms

  • noncitizen

Etymology

  • schip-wracke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scipwræc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shipwreck

noun. ['ˈʃɪprɛk'] an irretrievable loss.

Synonyms

  • ruin

Antonyms

  • pass
  • better

Etymology

  • schip-wracke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scipwræc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. shipwreck

verb. ['ˈʃɪprɛk'] cause to experience shipwreck.

Antonyms

  • raise

Etymology

  • schip-wracke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scipwræc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shipwreck

verb. ['ˈʃɪprɛk'] destroy a ship.

Synonyms

  • destroy

Antonyms

  • repair
  • make

Etymology

  • schip-wracke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scipwræc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shipwreck

verb. ['ˈʃɪprɛk'] suffer failure, as in some enterprise.

Synonyms

  • fail
  • go wrong

Antonyms

  • assemble
  • get off
  • disembark

Etymology

  • schip-wracke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scipwræc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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