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sink
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 16
1. 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.
4. A hole or low place in land or rock, where waters sink and are lost; - called also sink hole.
Part of Speech: verb
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.
3. Hence, to enter so as to make an abiding impression; to enter completely.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship.
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.
3. To make ( a depression) by digging, delving, or cutting, etc.; as, to sink a pit or a well; to sink a die.
5. To conseal and appropriate.
6. To keep out of sight; to suppress; to ignore.
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