Definitions and translations for "ruin"

Definition of ruin

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Noun
1. The remains of a destroyed or dilapidated construction, such as a house or castle.
2. The state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed.
The monastery has fallen into ruin.
3. Something that leads to serious trouble or destruction.
Gambling has been the ruin of many.
4. A fall or tumble.
5. A change that destroys or defeats something; destruction; overthrow.
The ruin of a ship or an army;
The ruin of a constitution or a government;
The ruin of health or hopes
Verb
6. To cause the ruin of.
7. To destroy or make something no longer usable.
He ruined his new white slacks by accidentally spilling oil on them.
8. To upset or mess up the plans or progress of, or to put into disarray; to spoil.
My car breaking down just as I was on the road ruined my vacation.
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English - English - ruin

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n. destruction; remains of a collapsed structure; downfall, collapse
v. destroy, demolish; spoil, mutilate, damage
n. ruin, destruction, dilapidation, collapse, downfall

English - Spanish - ruin

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s. ruina, arruinamiento, causa de la desgracia, daño grande, desolación, destrucción, devastación, escombro, eversión, fracaso, holocausto, malogro, perdición
v. arruinar, atrofiar, averiar, desgraciar, destartalar, echar a perder, echar por los suelos, estropear; dar al traste con, descacharrar, desvencijar, estragar, llevar a la ruina

Spanish - English - ruin

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[ruin] adj. mean, dastardly; villainous

English - French - ruin

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n. ruine; destruction; fin
v. ruiner, détruire; démolir; abîmer; gâter

English - German - ruin

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n. Vernichtung, Zerstörung; Ruine; Schluß, Ende, Ruin
v. ruinieren; vernichten; zerstören

English - Indonesian - ruin

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n. kejatuhan, kehancuran
v. memusnahkan, menghancurkan, membobolkan, merusak, memburukkan, membusukkan, menggagalkan, membangkruntukan, menjatuhkan, mengganggu

English - Italian - ruin

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s. rovina, crollo, caduta; rudere; causa di danno
v. rovinare, mandare in rovina; deludere, frustrare, rendere vano; (fig) sedurre

English - Polish - ruin

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n. ruina, upadek, zaprzepaszczenie, zatracenie, zguba, niszczenie, niszczycielstwo, destrukcja, katastrofa, burzenie, zburzenie, rudera, wrak, zagłada
v. rujnować, rujnować kogoś coś, zrujnować, niszczyć, poniszczyć, spustoszyć, zaprzepaścić, zburzyć, gubić, rozwiać nadzieje, uwieść, stargać, wytłuc, zarżnąć, zaprzepaszczać, uwodzić, wytłukiwać, zarznąć, zarzynać

English - Portuguese - ruin

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s. destruição; ruína (construção ou edificação em ruínas); fim; causa da destruição
v. destruir, arruinar; demolir; empobrecer; decair; perder

English - Romanian - ruin

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n. pieire, distrugere, prăpădenie, năruire, dărăpănare, ruină, dărâmături
v. ruina, dărâma, nărui, distruge, sfărâma, prăda {mil.}, dezonora, sărăci, decădea, scăpăta, ruina: se ruina, cădea, prăbuşi: se prăbuşi, pierde

English - Russian - ruin

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с. гибель, крушение, разорение, крах, руина, руины, причина гибели
г. разрушать, разрушить, уничтожать, портить, губить, погубить, сгубить, доконать, разорять, рухнуть

English - Turkish - ruin

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f. mahvetmek, bozmak, rezil etmek, yıkmak, harap etmek, berbat etmek, iflas ettirmek, batırmak, kızlığını bozmak, ırzına geçmek
i. batırma, harabe, yıkıntı, yıkım, iflas, batış, mahvoluş, yıkılış

English - Ukrainian - ruin

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n. загибель, крах, розорення, завалище, згуба, пагуба, руїна
v. руйнувати, занапащати, збезчестити, знищувати, запропащувати, згубити, зіпсувати, нищити, нівечити, провалити, розвалювати

German - English - ruin

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n. destruction; remains of a collapsed structure; downfall, collapse

Dutch - English - ruin

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n. gelding, castrated male animal (especially a horse)

English - Dutch - ruin

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zn. ruïne, vernietiging, vernieling, verwoesting; einde, afloop; oorzaak van vernieling
ww. bederven; ruïneren; vernietigen

English - Greek - ruin

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ουσ. ερείπιο, συντρίμμι, χάλασμα, όλεθρος, καταστροφή
ρήμ. αφανίζω, καταστρέφω, χαλώ

German - Spanish - ruin

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n. ruina (f), perdición (f), despeñamiento (m), despeño (m), tronido (m)

Spanish - German - ruin

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n. lump, schuft
a. schäbig, knauserig, niederträchtig, lumpig, schofel, schofelig, schuftig, gemein, hündisch, schlecht, ehrvergessen

Spanish - Russian - ruin

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adj. низкий

German - French - ruin

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n. ruine (f)

German - Italian - ruin

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n. rovina (f), disgrazia (f), crollo (m), sfacelo (m), abisso (m), assassinio (m)

German - Russian - ruin

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n. разорение (m), разруха (m), развал (m), упадок (m), гибель (m), банкротство (m), крах (m)

German - Turkish - ruin

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i. yıkılış (m), iflas (m)

English - Arabic - ruin

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‏خراب، دمار، خربة، إنهيار، بقايا، سبب الخراب، تخريب، تدمير‏
‏خرب، تلف، دمر، فقر، أحبط، سلب المرأة عفافها، تهدم، إنهار، إفتقر، فلس، أذي، ألحق الضرر ب‏

English - Chinese - ruin

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(名) 毁灭, 废墟, 崩溃
(动) 使毁灭; 使成废墟; 毁坏; 使破产; 毁灭, 毁坏; 破产; 变成废墟; 堕落

English - Chinese - ruin

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(名) 毀滅, 廢墟, 崩潰
(動) 使毀滅; 使成廢墟; 毀壞; 使破產; 毀滅, 毀壞; 破產; 變成廢墟; 墮落

English - Hindi - ruin

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n. नाश, विनाश, टूटा-फूटा भाग
v. नाश करना, अपमानित करना, बिगाड़ना, बिगाड़ देना, नाश होना

English - Japanese - ruin

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(名) 破滅; 破産; 荒廃; 廃墟; 遺跡
(動) 破滅させる; だめにする; 破産させる; 荒れ果てる

English - Korean - ruin

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명. 파괴; 붕괴의 잔해물; 멸망, 몰락
동. 파멸시키다, 황폐시키다, 파멸하다; 망치다

English - Vietnamese - ruin

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n. sự đổ nát, sự diệt vong, sự suy đồi, sự tai họa, di tích của vật đổ nát, phế tích
v. làm hư, dụ dổ, cám dổ

German - Chinese - ruin

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[der]破坏。毁灭。废墟。崩溃。倒塌。

Spanish - Korean - ruin

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adj. 비열한, 악한 같은
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Verb forms for ruin
Present participle: ruining
Present: ruin (3.person: ruins)
Past: ruined
Future: will ruin
Present conditional: would ruin
Present Perfect: have ruined (3.person: has ruined)
Past Perfect: had ruined
Future Perfect: will have ruined
Past conditional: would have ruined