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Synonyms for sink

Synonyms for sink

to fall or drift down to the bottom

to go beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid

to go from a more erect posture to a less erect posture

to slope downward

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

to bring oneself down to a lower level of behavior

to undergo moral deterioration


to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

to cause to penetrate with force

sink in: to come as a realization


an area sunk below its surroundings

a place known for its great filth or corruption

Synonyms for sink

plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe

(technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system

a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

a covered cistern

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fall or descend to a lower place or level

cause to sink

pass into a specified state or condition


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descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

appear to move downward


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fall heavily or suddenly

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fall or sink heavily

embed deeply

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As a result, the fish becomes negatively buoyant and sinks.
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Make sure the sink fits inside the opening, then extend the drain pipe and water lines through the interior of the dresser.
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It's likely that the transaction would be between the entity that maintains the sink and the entity that is renting it.
Not until World War I would another submarine sink an enemy ship.
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A shearing side collision with an obstacle is one of the few ways such a large vessel could suffer enough damage to its compartments to cause it to sink.