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Meaning of "wreckage" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRECKAGE

wreckage  [ˈrɛkɪdʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRECKAGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wreckage is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WRECKAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wreckage in the English dictionary

The definition of wreckage in the dictionary is the act of wrecking or the state of being wrecked; ruin or destruction.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRECKAGE


blockage
ˈblɒkɪdʒ
boscage
ˈbɒskɪdʒ
breakage
ˈbreɪkɪdʒ
corkage
ˈkɔːkɪdʒ
cross-linkage
ˌkrɒsˈlɪŋkɪdʒ
dockage
ˈdɒkɪdʒ
leakage
ˈliːkɪdʒ
linkage
ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ
lockage
ˈlɒkɪdʒ
package
ˈpækɪdʒ
repackage
riːˈpækɪdʒ
sackage
ˈsækɪdʒ
shrinkage
ˈʃrɪŋkɪdʒ
sinkage
ˈsɪŋkɪdʒ
soakage
ˈsəʊkɪdʒ
socage
ˈsɒkɪdʒ
stockage
ˈstɒkɪdʒ
tankage
ˈtæŋkɪdʒ
trackage
ˈtrækɪdʒ
truckage
ˈtrʌkɪdʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRECKAGE

wreaker
wreakful
wreakless
wreath
wreathe
wreathen
wreather
wreathless
wreathlike
wreathy
wreck
wrecked
wrecker
wreckfish
wreckful
wrecking
wrecking ball
wrecking bar
wrecking crane
wreckmaster

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRECKAGE

advantage
age
applications package
average
boskage
bulkage
compensation package
coverage
damage
garage
heritage
home page
image
in this day and age
integrated accounting package
language
prepackage
severance package
sex linkage
software package

Synonyms and antonyms of wreckage in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WRECKAGE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wreckage» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wreckage
debris · hulk · pieces · remains · rubble · ruin · wrack

Translation of «wreckage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRECKAGE

Find out the translation of wreckage to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wreckage from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wreckage» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

残骸
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escombros
570 millions of speakers

English

wreckage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मलबे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حُطَام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обломки после катастрофы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escombros
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধ্বংসাবশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

décombres
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bangkai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Trümmer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

残骸
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잔해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wreckage
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đống đổ nát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இடிபாடுகளில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मलबाय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

enkaz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rottami
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szczątki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

уламок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

resturi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συντρίμμια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wrak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vrakspillror
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vrakrester
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wreckage

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRECKAGE»

The term «wreckage» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.920 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRECKAGE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wreckage» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wreckage» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wreckage

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRECKAGE»

Discover the use of wreckage in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wreckage and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Wreckage: A Thriller
The high-octane thriller hailed by David Baldacci as "chilling and suspenseful" and by Nelson Demille as "one of the best novels to come out of the chaos in Iraq.
Michael Robotham, 2011
2
Wreckage
When Darren and Alastair get back to Liverpool only to have the money stolen from them- when a consignment of pure cocaine is added to the mix, along with some seriously dangerous criminals - things really get out of hand, and stay that way ...
Niall Griffiths, 2010
3
Wreckage: Prescription Drug Addiction - Caught by Surprise
Amber takes you through her tumultuous journey into drug addiction; both legal and illegal. Her brutally honest memoir, Wreckage: Prescription Drug Addiction - Caught by Surprise, speaks to people of all types about this looming enigma.
Amber Dee, 2011
4
Wreckage
Poetry. Asian American Studies. New poems by the author of Waiting, winner of the National Book Award.
Ha Jin, 2001
5
Wreckage
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Hubert Crackanthorpe, 2010
6
Crawling from the Wreckage
In this illuminating collection of columns from the last five years, Gwynne Dyer ferrets out the signs of hope — without overlooking the issues that remain seemingly intractable.
Gwynne Dyer, 2011
7
The Wreckage
The Wreckage is a truly epic, yet twisted, romance that unfolds over decades and continents.
Michael Crummey, 2009
8
Painkiller Addict: From wreckage to redemption - my true story
To everyone's amazement, she proved them wrong. This is an extraordinarily poignant, vivid and honest memoir.
Cathryn Kemp, 2012
9
Treasures from the Wreckage: An Inspiring True Story That ...
This three-part book contains a heart-felt story of the death of Donna M. Trickett's daughter, Kimberly, her hospitalization for two months, and the ensuing trials and triumphs that were born from the disaster.
Donna M. Trickett, 2010
10
Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological ...
A provocative look at how the disappearance of the world's great predators has upset the delicate balance of the environment, and what their disappearance portends for the future, by an acclaimed science journalist.
William Stolzenburg, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRECKAGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wreckage is used in the context of the following news items.
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NASA Exhibit: Challenger, Columbia Wreckage on Public Display …
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades. «NBCNews.com, Aug 15»
2
MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage
"Whatever wreckage found needs to be further verified before we can further confirm whether it belongs to MH370," Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai told ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
3
Crews recover bodies from wreckage of separate Washington state …
SEATTLE – Ground search crews recovered two bodies Wednesday from the wreckage of a small airplane that crashed into a north-central Washington state ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
4
Searchers comb Alaska glacier for 1950s wreckage
The wreckage was rediscovered in 2012, and the somber recovery effort ... The wreckage was found soon after but became buried in snow, forgotten and ... «Peninsula Daily, Jun 15»
5
River rafters discover wreckage of aircraft in Grand Canyon
John Weisheit was with several people who discovered the wreckage earlier this month as they ventured from a seldom-used campsite off the Colorado River. «Yahoo News UK, May 15»
6
Wreckage Of Missing US Marine Helicopter Spotted In Nepal
He says ground troops are being sent to survey the wreckage on the mountainous terrain. Many areas in that region of Nepal are not reachable by air or road. «NPR, May 15»
7
Pilot Rob Pavan believed dead as authorities find plane wreckage
Wreckage of the light plane belonging to missing Queensland pilot Rob Pavan has been found in southern Queensland. The Australian Maritime Safety ... «ABC Online, Apr 15»
8
Wreckage found in search for missing cargo plane
Search crews scouring the North Shore Mountains for signs of a missing cargo plane confirmed they have located wreckage. North Shore Rescue dispatched ... «CTV News, Apr 15»
9
Two Dead As Wreckage Of Missing Plane Found
Two Dead As Wreckage Of Missing Plane Found. The remains of two people who were on board the light aircraft have been discovered following a major search ... «Sky News, Apr 15»
10
Microsoft Co-Founder Finds Battleship Wreckage
The wreckage of a massive Japanese battleship which was sunk during World War 2 has been discovered by a research team led by Microsoft's co-founder. «Sky News, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Wreckage [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wreckage>. Jun 2021 ».
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