ruin

  1. the state of being decayed or destroyed
  2. the process of becoming dilapidated
  3. an event that results in destruction
  4. failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
  5. destruction achieved by wrecking something

Ruin

Ruin is slang for gin, especially poor quality gin.
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ruin

[n] - an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction 2. [n] - an event that results in destruction 3. [n] - a ruined building 4. [v] - destroy or cause to fail 5. [v] - reduce to ruins 6. [v] - fall into ruin
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Ruin

Ru'in noun [ Middle English ruine , French ruine , from Latin ruina , from ruere, rutum, to fall with violence, to rush or tumble down.] 1. The act of falling or tumbling down; fall. [ Obsolete] 'His ruin startled the other steeds.' Chapman. 2. Such...
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Ruin

Ru'in transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Ruined ; present participle & verbal noun Ruining .] [ Confer French ruiner , Late Latin ruinare . See Ruin , noun ] To bring to ruin; to ca...
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Ruin

Ru'in intransitive verb To fall to ruins; to go to ruin; to become decayed or dilapidated; to perish. [ R.] « Though he his house of polished marble build, Yet shall it ruin like the moth's frail cell.» Sandys. « If we are idle, and disturb the industrious in their busi...
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ruin

ruination noun an event that results in destruction
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Ruin

• (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.) The act of falling or tumbling down; fall. • (n.) That which promotes injury, decay, or destr...
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