Definition of RUIN

  1. (noun)an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
  2. (noun)a ruined building
  3. (noun)the process of becoming dilapidated
  4. (noun)an event that results in destruction
  5. (noun)failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
  6. (noun)destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
  7. (verb)destroy completely; damage irreparably
  8. (verb)destroy or cause to fail
  9. (verb)reduce to bankruptcy
  10. (verb)reduce to ruins
  11. (verb)deprive of virginity
  12. (verb)fall into ruin