Ruin

7 Definitions of Ruin

The meaning of the word ruin, the definition of Ruin:

n. - The act of falling or tumbling down; fall.

n. - 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 hopes.

n. - 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.

n. - The state of being dcayed, or of having become ruined or worthless; as, to be in ruins; to go to ruin.

n. - That which promotes injury, decay, or destruction.

n. - 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.

v. i. - To fall to ruins; to go to ruin; to become decayed or dilapidated; to perish.


The word "ruin" uses 4 letters: I N R U

No direct anagrams for ruin found in our database.

Words formed by adding one letter before or after ruin, or to ruin in any order:

b - bruin burin   c - incur runic   e - inure urine   g - ruing unrig   n - inurn   p - purin unrip   s - ruins   t - rutin  

Shorter words found within ruin:

in nu rin run un urn

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