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Meaning of word sink from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

sink   noun

Meaning : Plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe.

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

Example : The ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide.

(technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system.

A heat source.
A source of carbon dioxide.

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

Synonyms : sinkhole, swallow hole

Meaning : A covered cistern. Waste water and sewage flow into it.

Synonyms : cesspit, cesspool, sump

sink   verb

Meaning : Fall or descend to a lower place or level.

Example : He sank to his knees.

Synonyms : drop, drop down

Meaning : Cause to sink.

Example : The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor.

तल या सतह को दबाकर नीचे की ओर करना।

सड़क बनाते समय मिट्टी,गिट्टी,पत्थर आदि को धँसाते हैं।
धँसाना, धाँसना

Meaning : Pass into a specified state or condition.

Example : He sank into nirvana.

Synonyms : lapse, pass

Meaning : Go under.

Example : The raft sank and its occupants drowned.

Synonyms : go down, go under, settle

नीचे की ओर धीरे-धीरे बैठना या जाना।

बरसात में मिट्टी की दीवाल धँस गई।
धँसकना, धँसना, धसकना, बैठना

पानी या और किसी तरल पदार्थ में पूरा समाना।

तूफ़ान के कारण ही जहाज़ पानी में डूबा।
डूबना, बूड़ना

भीतर या अंदर जाना।

दलदल में मेरा पैर धँस रहा है।
धँस जाना, धँसना

Be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom.

float, swim

Meaning : Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place.

Example : He sank into bed.
She subsided into the chair.

Synonyms : subside

Meaning : Appear to move downward.

Example : The sun dipped below the horizon.
The setting sun sank below the tree line.

Synonyms : dip

Meaning : Fall heavily or suddenly. Decline markedly.

Example : The real estate market fell off.

Synonyms : fall off, slump

Meaning : Fall or sink heavily.

Example : He slumped onto the couch.
My spirits sank.

Synonyms : slide down, slump

Meaning : Embed deeply.

Example : She sank her fingers into the soft sand.
He buried his head in her lap.

Synonyms : bury


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