verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of ruin
SYNONYMS FOR ruin
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Example sentences from the Web for ruin
But so far, the lack of proven Roman artifacts or ruins in the town has raised suspicions.
By the time villagers returned to the ruins of Khuzaa in early August, the Givatis had moved south.
Neither Schwend nor Spitz maintained a low profile in the ruins of Munich and they soon attracted attention.
The ruins of an ancient town deep in the Kenyan forest have befuddled archaeologists and historians for decades.Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu—the Lost Town of Gedi|Nina Strochlic|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Amid the ruins of the house some things had escaped any harm: a Waterford crystal glass fruit bowl and the telephone.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The site can still be made out, in the neighbourhood of Vourla, but nearly every portion of its ruins has been removed.
The ruins of the castle keep may be seen south of the High Street.Seaward Sussex|Edric Holmes
Robert haunts this castle, which appears to have been of great extent, though its ruins are very indistinct.Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)|Dawson Turner
To this day the ruins of old Kossir are still visible, and there I believe was Philoteras.
Ellesmere owed its early importance to its position on the Welsh borders and to its castle, which was in ruins, however, in 1349.
British Dictionary definitions for ruin
Derived forms of ruinruinable, adjectiveruiner, noun
Word Origin for ruin
Idioms and Phrases with ruin
see rack and ruin.