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The meaning of Sank

Sank – definition


Go down below the surface of something, especially of a liquid; become submerged.

Usage examples:

He saw the coffin sink below the surface of the waves

Descend from a higher to a lower position; drop downwards.

Usage examples:

You can relax on the veranda as the sun sinks low

Gradually decrease or decline in value, amount, quality, or intensity.

Usage examples:

Their output sank to a third of the pre-war figure

Insert beneath a surface.

Usage examples:

Rails fixed in place with screws sunk below the surface of the wood

Rapidly consume (an alcoholic drink).

Usage examples:

They must have sunk a bit of booze yesterday

A fixed basin with a water supply and outflow pipe.

Usage examples:

I stood at the kitchen sink

A pool or marsh in which a river's water disappears by evaporation or percolation.

Usage examples:

Once again, however, rumours of caves higher on the hillside and far off river sinks abound.

A place of vice or corruption.

Usage examples:

a sink of unnatural vice, pride, and luxury

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Word origin

Old English sincan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zinken and German sinken .

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