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The meaning of Ruin


Ruin – definition


The physical destruction or disintegration of something or the state of disintegrating or being destroyed.

Usage examples:

A large white house falling into gentle ruin

Reduce (a building or place) to a state of decay, collapse, or disintegration.

Usage examples:

The castle was ruined when dynamite was used to demolish one of the corner towers

Fall headlong or with a crash.

Usage examples:

Carriages go ruining over the brink from time to time

To spoil or destroy something

Usage examples:

It would be a shame to ruin such a beautiful place., that guy isn’t going to ruin my life.

To spoil something severely or destroy it

Usage examples:

Huge modern hotels are ruining this once unspoilt coastline., his frequent lateness has ruined his …

Ruin translation into English

Ruin: translate from English into Chinese

Translate ruin into Chinese (Simplified)}
废墟, 毁, 毁灭, 败坏, 偾, 弄坏, 坏, 祸, 摧残, 隳, 残, 崩, 隤, 销毁, 暴, 坏事, 歼, 毁减, 隳脞

Ruin: translate from English into Dutch

Translate ruin into Dutch}
Ruïneren, Ruïne, Ondergang, Verderf, Val, Bouwval, Vernietiging, Te gronde richten, Puinhoop, Puin, Verwoesten, Wrak, Instorten, In het verderf storten, Ten val brengen, Geheel bederven, Te gronde gaan

Ruin: translate from English into French

Translate ruin into French}
Ruine, Ruiner, Gâcher, Abîmer, Détruire, Gâter, Se ruiner, Délabrer, Souiller

Ruin: translate from English into German

Translate ruin into German}
Zugrunde richten, Ruine, Ruinieren, Ruin, Zerstören, Verderben, Untergang, Zunichte machen, Kaputtmachen, Zu grunde richten, Verderb, Vermasseln, Verschandeln, Zerrütten, Wrack, Ende, Verhunzen, Zertreten, Verpfuschen, Ramponieren, Erledigen, Zuschanden machen, Herunterbringen, Zu schanden machen, Verkorksen, Zehren an, Versauern

Ruin: translate from English into Hindi

Translate ruin into Hindi}
बर्बाद, विनाश, नाश, नाश करना, अपमानित करना, बिगाड़ना, बिगाड़ देना, नाश होना, टूटा-फूटा भाग, विध्वंस

Ruin: translate from English into Italian

Translate ruin into Italian}
Rovina, Rovinare, Rovine, Perdizione, Ruderi, Guastare, Tracollo, Crollo, Macerie, Scempio, Perdere, Malora, Naufragio, Logorare, Dissestare, Rimettere

Ruin: translate from English into Korean

Translate ruin into Korean}
망치다, 파멸, 손해, 영락, 파멸의 근본, 몰락의 근본, 파멸시키다, 황폐시키다, 파멸하다

Ruin: translate from English into Russian

Translate ruin into Russian}
Разорение, Руины, Гибель, Руина, Крушение, Крах, Разрушать, Портить, Губить, Разорять, Доконать, Причина гибели, Уничтожать, Рухнуть

Ruin: translate from English into Spanish

Translate ruin into Spanish}
Ruina, Arruinar, Estropear, Perdición, Perder, Estrago, Arruinamiento, Malograr, Asolar, Estragar

Word origin

Middle English (in the sense ‘collapse of a building’): from Old French ruine, from Latin ruina, from ruere ‘to fall’.

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