Etymology
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wreck (n.)

early 13c., "goods cast ashore after a shipwreck, flotsam," from Anglo-French wrec, from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse *wrek "wreck, flotsam" (source also of Norwegian, Icelandic rek), related to reka "to drive, push," from Proto-Germanic *wrekan (see wreak (v.)). The meaning "a shipwreck" is first recorded mid-15c.; that of "a wrecked ship" is by c. 1500. General sense of "remains of anything that has been ruined" is recorded from 1713; applied by 1795 to dissipated persons. Compare wrack (v.).

wreck (v.)

"to destroy, ruin," c. 1500, from wreck (n.). Earlier (12c.) it meant "drive out or away, remove;" also "take vengeance." Intransitive sense from 1670s. Related: Wrecked; wrecking.

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Definitions of wreck
1
wreck (n.)
something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation;
the house was a wreck when they bought it
thanks to that quack I am a human wreck
wreck (n.)
an accident that destroys a ship at sea;
Synonyms: shipwreck
wreck (n.)
a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles);
Synonyms: crash
wreck (n.)
a ship that has been destroyed at sea;
2
wreck (v.)
smash or break forcefully;
Synonyms: bust up / wrack
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