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Ruin 1Definition: The act of falling or tumbling down; fall.
Ruin 2Definition: Such a change of anything as
destroys it, or entirely
defeats its object, or
unfits it for use; destruction; overthrow; as, the ruin of a ship or an army; the ruin of a constitution or a government; the ruin of health or
Ruin 3Definition: That which is fallen down and become worthless from injury or decay; as, his mind is a ruin; especially, in the plural, the
remains of a destroyed, dilapidated, or desolate house, fortress, city, or the like.
Ruin 4Definition: The state of being
dcayed, or of having become ruined or worthless; as, to be in
ruins; to go to ruin.
Ruin 5Definition: That which
promotes injury, decay, or destruction.
Ruin 6Definition: To bring to ruin; to cause to fall to
pieces and decay; to make to perish; to bring to destruction; to bring to poverty or bankruptcy; to impair
seriously; to damage
essentially; to overthrow.
Ruin 7Definition: To fall to
ruins; to go to ruin; to become decayed or dilapidated; to perish.
ruin 8Definition: destruction achieved by wrecking something
ruin 9Definition: a ruined building; "they explored several Roman
ruin 10Definition: failure that
results in a loss of position or reputation
ruin 11Definition: an event that
results in destruction
ruin 12Definition: the process of becoming dilapidated
ruin 13Definition: an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction; "you have brought ruin on this entire family"
ruin 14Definition: fall into ruin
ruin 15Definition: deprive of virginity; "This dirty old man
deflowered several young
girls in the village"
ruin 16Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the
tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
ruin 17Definition: reduce to
ruins; "The country lay ruined after the war"
ruin 18Definition: reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter''s fancy wedding is going to break
me!"; "The slump in the financial
markets smashed him"
ruin 19Definition: destroy or cause to fail; "This behavior will ruin your
chances of winning the election"