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WRECKING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wrecking mean? 

WRECKING (noun)
  The noun WRECKING has 2 senses:

1. the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled
2. destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined

  Familiarity information: WRECKING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WRECKING (noun)


Sense 1wrecking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

razing; wrecking

Hypernyms ("wrecking" is a kind of...):

demolition; destruction; wipeout (an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something)


Sense 2wrecking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

laying waste; ruining; wrecking; ruination; ruin

Hypernyms ("wrecking" is a kind of...):

destruction; devastation (the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists)


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