ruin-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: destroy, spoil, make useless

Commentary: includes financial ruin

The son has made such a mess of things that he has ruined the family franchise.
The raisin has ruined the oatmeal cookie.
It has ruined the whole ebay experience for me and thousands like me!
Sorry if I ruined the ending for you.
In previous years we finished quickly but made minor mistakes that ruined our chances.

VerbNet: destroy-44
FrameNet: Bungling
PropBank: ruin.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

Sense Number 2: deflower, deprive of virginity

Commentary: archaic usage (this sense reflects an entry in WordNet and other sources, and not the opinions of VSAP!)

This dirty old man ruined several young girls in the village.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5