Definitions For Ruin


  • Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
  • A ruined building
  • Failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
  • An event that results in destruction
  • The process of becoming dilapidated
  • An irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
  • A state of complete destruction : a state of being ruined
  • The remaining pieces of something that was destroyed
  • The state of having lost money, social status, etc.


  • Fall into ruin
  • Deprive of virginity
  • Destroy completely; damage irreparably
  • Reduce to ruins
  • Reduce to bankruptcy
  • Destroy or cause to fail
  • To damage (something) so badly that it is no longer useful, valuable, enjoyable, etc. : to spoil or destroy (something)
  • To cause (someone) to lose money, social status, etc.

Is Ruin a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Ruin is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Ruin in a Sentence

  • The incident led to the ruin of their relationship.
  • The abandoned town had gone to ruin.
  • Don't let the house your grandfather built fall into ruin.
  • The bad weather ruined the party.
  • I ruined the sauce by adding too much garlic.
  • His low test scores ruined his chances of getting into a good school.

Synonyms for Ruin

Antonyms for Ruin

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