sink

sink
Synonyms and related words:
Babylon, Gomorrah, KO, Sodom, abate, ablate, advance, age, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquamanile, armpit, ascend, automatic dishwasher, back, back up, ball up, bankrupt, baptize, basin, bate, bath, bathtub, be clobbered, be consumed, be eaten away, be felled, be gone, be lost, be poleaxed, be staggered, be stricken, bear down, beat down, become suicidal, bend, bidet, blow, bog, bollix, bollix up, bore, bowl, break, break down, bring low, brothel, budge, bugger, bugger up, burn out, burrow, bury, bust, buy in, buy into, capsize, cast down, cave, cave in, cavity, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, cesspit, cesspool, change, change place, cheat the undertaker, circle, climb, cloaca, cloaca maxima, collapse, come apart, come down, come to grief, come unstuck, concave, concavity, conk out, consume, consume away, cook, corrode, couch, countersink, crack up, crater, crumble, crypt, cup, damp, dampen, dampen the spirits, darken, dash, debase, decline, decrease, deepen, defeat, degenerate, deject, deliquesce, deluge, delve, dematerialize, demit, den, den of iniquity, depart, depress, depression, descend, despair, despond, deteriorate, detrude, die, die away, die out, dig, dig out, dike, diminish, dip, disappear, discourage, dish, dishearten, dishpan, dishwasher, disimprove, disintegrate, dispel, disperse, dispirit, dissipate, dissolve, dive, do a fade-out, do for, do in, dodder, douse, downbear, drain, dredge, drift away, drill, drive, droop, drop, drop off, drown, duck, dump, dunk, dwindle, ebb, engulf, erode, evanesce, evaporate, ewer, excavate, exit, expire, fade, fade away, fade out, fail, faint, fall, fall away, fall in, fall off, fatigue, financier, finger bowl, fix, fizzle out, flag, flee, fleet, fleshpots, flit, flop, flop down, flow, flump, flump down, fly, fold, follicle, font, foul up, founder, funnel chest, furrow, garbage dump, gasp, get, get along, get on, get over, get through to, get tired, give out, give way, go, go around, go away, go down, go downhill, go off, go round, go sideways, go soft, go to pieces, go to pot, go under, gouge, gouge out, groove, grow old, grow weary, grub, gum up, gutter, gyrate, hash up, haul down, have a comedown, have a mishap, head, headchute, hellhole, hide, hit a slump, hit rock bottom, hit the skids, hole, hollow, hollow shell, immerge, immerse, impoverish, incline, indent, inundate, invest, invest in, jade, joint, keel, keel over, kennel, kitchen sink, knock down, knock out, lacuna, languish, lapse, lavabo, lavatory, lay out money, lead, lean, leave no trace, leave the scene, lessen, let, let down, let up, lose heart, lose strength, louse up, lower, lower oneself, lower the spirits, make an investment, marsh, melt, melt away, melt like snow, merge, mess up, mine, mire, mount, move, move away, move off, move over, muck up, oppress, overset, overturn, overwhelm, pandemonium, pant, pass, pass away, pass out, peak, peg out, penetrate, perish, peter out, pine, piscina, pit, pitchpole, place, play hell with, play hob with, play out, plop, plop down, plow back into, plumb the depths, plummet, plump, plunge, plunge in water, pocket, point, poop out, precipitate, press down, progress, puff, puff and blow, pull away, pull down, punch bowl, push down, put, put down, quagmire, quarry, queer, reach the depths, recede, reduce, register, regress, reinvest, retire, retire from sight, retreat, retrocede, retrograde, retrogress, rise, risk, rot, rotate, ruin, run, run aground, run down, run low, run out, sadden, sag, sap, scoop, scoop out, scrabble, scrape, scratch, screw up, scupper, scuttle, septic tank, set, settle, settle down, sewer, shake, shell, shift, shipwreck, shoot down, shovel, shower, shower bath, shower curtain, shower head, shower room, shower stall, showers, shrink, shrivel, sink away, sink down, sink in, sink like lead, sink money in, sink of corruption, sinkage, sinkhole, sinus, slide, slip, slip away, slouch, sluice, slump, slump down, snafu, snarl up, soar, socket, somersault, sough, souse, spade, speculate, spin, stand off, stir, stoop, stoup, stream, sty, submerge, submerse, subside, succumb, suffer a misfortune, suffer an eclipse, sump, swag, swamp, tail off, take down, tend, tend to go, thrust down, tip over, tire, torpedo, totter, touch bottom, travel, trench, trough, tub, tunnel, turn gray, turn over, turn turtle, turn white, undo, upset, upset the boat, vanish, vanish from sight, venture, vug, wane, wash barrel, wash boiler, washbasin, washbowl, washdish, washer, washing machine, washing pot, washpot, washstand, washtub, waste, waste away, weaken, wear, wear away, wear thin, weary, weigh heavy upon, weigh upon, wheeze, whelm, whirl, widen the distance, wilt, withdraw, wither, wither away, wizen, worsen, wreck, wrinkle, yield

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  • Sink — (s[i^][ng]k), v. t. 1. To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship. [1913 Webster] [The Athenians] fell upon the wings and sank a single ship. Jowett (Thucyd.). [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively: To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sink — (s[i^][ng]k), n. 1. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes. [1913 Webster] 2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material, connected with a drain, and used for receiving filthy water, etc., as in a kitchen. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sink — (s[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. {Sunk} (s[u^][ng]k), or ({Sank} (s[a^][ng]k)); p. p. {Sunk} (obs. {Sunken}, now used as adj.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sinking}.] [OE. sinken, AS. sincan; akin to D. zinken, OS. sincan, G. sinken, Icel. s[ o]kkva, Dan. synke,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sink — sink; sink·able; sink·age; sink·er; sink·er·less; coun·ter·sink; …   English syllables

  • sink — ► VERB (past sank; past part. sunk) 1) become submerged in liquid. 2) (with reference to a ship) go or cause to go to the bottom of the sea. 3) disappear and not be seen or heard of again. 4) drop downwards. 5) lower oneself or drop down gently …   English terms dictionary

  • sink — [siŋk] vi. sank or sunk, sunk, sinking [ME sinken < OE sincan, akin to Ger sinken < IE base * sengw , to fall, sink > Gr heaphthē, (he) sank] 1. to go beneath the surface of water, deep snow, soft ground, etc. so as to be partly or… …   English World dictionary

  • sink — [v1] fall in, go under bore, bring down, capsize, cast down, cave in, couch, decline, demit, depress, descend, dig, dip, disappear, drill, drive, droop, drop, drown, ebb, engulf, excavate, fall, flounder, force down, founder, go down, go to the… …   New thesaurus

  • Sink — ist der Familienname von: Kuldar Sink (1942–1995), estnischer Komponist, Flötist und Cembalist Marje Sink (1910–1979), estnische Komponistin Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort b …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sink — UK US /sɪŋk/ verb (sank, sunk) ► [I] if prices, profits, shares, etc. sink, they fall to a lower level: »Bond prices sank and stocks rose today. sink to sth »The dollar sank to a record low against the euro. »Shares sank 3% Wednesday to close at… …   Financial and business terms

  • sink\ in — • sink in • soak in v informal To be completely understood; be fully realized or felt. Everybody laughed at the joke but Joe; it took a moment for it to sink in before he laughed too. When Frank heard that war had started, it didn t sink in for a …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Sink — (Groß Schenk), 1) Bezirk im siebenbürgischen Kreise Hermannstadt, gebirgig, von der Aluta durchflossen; mit Getreide , Flachs , Haufbau[129] u. Bienenzucht; 2) Marktflecken u. Hauptort darin; Bezirks u. Steueramt, evangelische Hauptschule,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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