1) v. t. & n. - See 2d & 3d Wreak.
2) v. t. - The destruction or injury of a vessel by being cast on shore, or on rocks, or by being disabled or sunk by the force of winds or waves; shipwreck.
3) v. t. - Destruction or injury of anything, especially by violence; ruin; as, the wreck of a railroad train.
4) v. t. - The ruins of a ship stranded; a ship dashed against rocks or land, and broken, or otherwise rendered useless, by violence and fracture; as, they burned the wreck.
5) v. t. - The remain of anything ruined or fatally injured.
6) v. t. - Goods, etc., which, after a shipwreck, are cast upon the land by the sea.
7) v. t. - To destroy, disable, or seriously damage, as a vessel, by driving it against the shore or on rocks, by causing it to become unseaworthy, to founder, or the like; to shipwreck.
8) v. t. - To bring wreck or ruin upon by any kind of violence; to destroy, as a railroad train.
9) v. t. - To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on.
10) v. i. - To suffer wreck or ruin.
11) v. i. - To work upon a wreck, as in saving property or lives, or in plundering.
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