Word:

Sink

Pronunciation: sĭņk
v. i.1.To fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend lower and lower; to decline gradually; to subside; as, a stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun sinks in the west.
[imp. Sunk (sŭņk), or (Sank (săņk)); p. p. Sunk (obs. Sunken, - now used as adj.); p. pr. & vb. n. Sinking.]
I sink in deep mire.
- Ps. lxix. 2.
2.To enter deeply; to fall or retire beneath or below the surface; to penetrate.
The stone sunk into his forehead.
- 1 San. xvii. 49.
3.Hence, to enter so as to make an abiding impression; to enter completely.
Let these sayings sink down into your ears.
- Luke ix. 44.
4.To be overwhelmed or depressed; to fall slowly, as so the ground, from weakness or from an overburden; to fail in strength; to decline; to decay; to decrease.
He sunk down in his chariot.
- 2 Kings ix. 24.
Let not the fire sink or slacken.
- Mortimer.
5.To decrease in volume, as a river; to subside; to become diminished in volume or in apparent height.
The Alps and Pyreneans sink before him.
- Addison.
v. t.1.To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship.
[The Athenians] fell upon the wings and sank a single ship.
- Jowett (Thucyd.).
2.Figuratively: To cause to decline; to depress; to degrade; hence, to ruin irretrievably; to destroy, as by drowping; as, to sink one's reputation.
I raise of sink, imprison or set free.
- Prior.
If I have a conscience, let it sink me.
- Shak.
3.To make (a depression) by digging, delving, or cutting, etc.; as, to sink a pit or a well; to sink a die.
4.To bring low; to reduce in quantity; to waste.
5.To conseal and appropriate.
6.To keep out of sight; to suppress; to ignore.
A courtly willingness to sink obnoxious truths.
- Robertson.
7.To reduce or extinguish by payment; as, to sink the national debt.
n.1.A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes.
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.
3.A hole or low place in land or rock, where waters sink and are lost; - called also sink hole.
4.The lowest part of a natural hollow or closed basin whence the water of one or more streams escapes by evaporation; as, the sink of the Humboldt River.
Sink hole
a - The opening to a sink drain
b - A cesspool
c - Same as Sink, n., 3.
Noun1.sink - plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
2.sink - (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system; "the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide"
Antonyms:
source - (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system; "a heat source"; "a source of carbon dioxide"
3.sink - a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
4.sink - a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
Synonyms: cesspit, cesspool, sump
Verb1.sink - fall or drop to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
Synonyms: drop down, drop
2.sink - cause to sink; "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor"
3.sink - pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into Nirvana"
Synonyms: lapse, pass
4.sink - go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
Synonyms: go under, go down, settle
Antonyms:
float, swim - be afloat; stay on a liquid surface; not sink
5.sink - descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair"
Synonyms: subside
6.sink - appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
Synonyms: dip
7.sink - fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly; "The real estate market fell off"
Synonyms: fall off, slump
8.sink - fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank"
Synonyms: slide down, slump
9.sink - embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"
Synonyms: bury
To see a sink in your dream. Represents your feelings and how you control your emotions. You may need to cleanse yourself of past feelings and start fresh. Consider also the common phrase "everything but the kitchen sinks" which refers to a situation where you have almost everything that you can possible want or need. 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