Shipwreck Ship"wreck`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shipwrecked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shipwrecking}.] 1. To destroy, as a ship at sea, by running ashore or on rocks or sandbanks, or by the force of wind and waves in a tempest. [1913 Webster]

Shipwrecking storms and direful thunders break. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to experience shipwreck, as sailors or passengers. Hence, to cause to suffer some disaster or loss; to destroy or ruin, as if by shipwreck; to wreck; as, to shipwreck a business. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Shipwrecked — is the past tense of shipwreck.Shipwrecked may also refer to: * Shipwrecked (television series), a UK reality television show ** ** ** ** * Shipwrecked (film), a 1990 film * Shipwreck , an alternate title for the 1978 movie The Sea Gypsies *… …   Wikipedia

  • Shipwrecked — «Shipwrecked» Canción de Genesis Álbum Calling All Stations Publicación 1 de septiembre de 1997 Grabación …   Wikipedia Español

  • shipwrecked — UK [ˈʃɪpˌrekt] US adjective someone who is shipwrecked was involved in a shipwreck Thesaurus: shipwrecks and accidents at seahyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • shipwrecked — adj. Shipwrecked is used with these nouns: ↑sailor …   Collocations dictionary

  • shipwrecked — ship|wrecked [ ʃıp,rekt ] verb someone who is shipwrecked was involved in a shipwreck …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shipwrecked — UK [ˈʃɪpˌrekt] / US adjective someone who is shipwrecked was involved in a shipwreck …   English dictionary

  • shipwrecked — adjective Stranded as a result of a shipwreck …   Wiktionary

  • shipwrecked — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sunk, cast away, marooned; see destroyed , ruined 1 , wrecked …   English dictionary for students

  • shipwrecked — adj. sunken (of a ship); ruined, destroyedn. remains of a destroyed ship; destruction or sinking of a ship; destruction, ruin v. destroy or sink a ship; be sunk, be destroyed (of a ship); shatter, destroy, ruin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Shipwrecked (film, 1911) — Shipwrecked est un film muet américain réalisé par Francis Boggs et sorti en 1911. Fiche technique Réalisation : Francis Boggs Scénario : Sydney Ayres Production : William Nicholas Selig Date de sortie :  États Unis  …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”