Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: ruin

1. ruin (om tilstand) an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou have brought ruin on this entire family.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ruination


Mindre specifikke termerdesolation, devastation

2. ruin (om genstand) a ruined building


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey explored several Roman ruins.


Mindre specifikke termerbuilding, edifice

3. ruin (om proces) the process of becoming dilapidated


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dilapidation


Mindre specifikke termerdecay

4. ruin (om begivenhed) an event that results in destruction


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ruination


Mindre specifikke termerdemolition, destruction, wipeout


Mere specifikke termerdesolation, devastation, shipwreck

5. ruin (om begivenhed) failure that results in a loss of position or reputation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)downfall, ruination


Mindre specifikke termerfailure


Mere specifikke termerfinish

6. ruin (om handling) destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)laying waste, ruination, ruining, wrecking


Mindre specifikke termerdestruction, devastation


Engelsk udsagnsord: ruin

1. ruin (om relation) destroy completely; damage irreparably


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!.
The tears ruined her make-up.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)destroy


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termerbreak, break, burn, burn down, bust, bust up, consume, desolate, despoil, devastate, devour, do a job on, explode, fire, get, harry, kick down, kick in, lay waste to, plunder, rape, ravage, ravage, scourge, shipwreck, spoil, subvert, vandalise, vandalize, violate, wash out, waste, wrack, wreck

2. ruin (om adfærd) destroy or cause to fail


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbaffle, bilk, cross, foil, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart


Mere specifikke termerbreak, shipwreck, undo

3. ruin (om forhold) reduce to bankruptcy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!.
The slump in the financial markets smashed him.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bankrupt, break, smash


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerimpoverish

4. ruin (om relation) reduce to ruins


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe country lay ruined after the war.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdesolate, devastate, lay waste to, ravage, scourge, waste

5. ruin (om relation) deprive of virginity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis dirty old man deflowered several young girls in the village.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deflower


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercopulate, couple, mate, pair

6. ruin (om ændring) fall into ruin


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termercrumble, decay, dilapidate









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