shipwreck

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Noun[change]

Singular
shipwreck

Plural
shipwrecks

A shipwreck
  1. A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has sunk or run aground. It can no longer be used.
    The "Titanic" shipwreck is very deep in the ocean.
    I know a man who likes to explore shipwrecks.
  2. When a ship sinks or runs aground, it is called a shipwreck.
    The sinking of the "Titanic" was a shipwreck.
    Shipwrecks occur around the world.

Verb[change]

Plain form
shipwreck

Third-person singular
shipwrecks

Past tense
shipwrecked

Past participle
shipwrecked

Present participle
shipwrecking

  1. Shipwreck is to destroy a ship in an accident.
    They were shipwrecked on a small island.