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Definitions of Ruinate

Pronunciation : Ru"in*ate
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [LL. ruinatus, p.p. of ruinare to ruin. See Ruin.]
Definition : 1. To demolish; to subvert; to destroy; to reduce to poverty; to ruin. I will not ruinate my fShak. Ruinating thereby the health of their bodies. Burton.

2. To cause to fall; to cast down. On the other side they saw that perilous rock Threatening itself on them to ruinate. Spenser.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ru"in*ate
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To fall; to tumble. [Obs.]

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ru"in*ate
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. ruinatus, p.p.]
Definition : Defn: Involved in ruin; ruined. My brother Edward lives in pomp and state, I in a mansion here all ruinate. J. Webster.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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