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scuttle3

scut·tle3

scuttle3

pronunciation:
skuh tl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: scuttled, scuttles, scuttling
definition 1: to purposely cause a ship to sink, as by making holes in the bottom.
similar words:
shipwreck, sink, wreck
definition 2: to give up; discard; abandon.
He scuttled his plans for a long vacation.
synonyms:
abandon, scrap
similar words:
abort, back out of, desert, discard, discontinue, ditch, forsake, scotch
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a small covered hatch or other opening, as in a ship, roof, or ceiling.
similar words:
hatch