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1. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] fall or descend to a lower place or level.

Synonyms

  • fall off
  • sag down
  • drop open
  • sag
  • fall open
  • drop down
  • swag
  • flag
  • drop
  • change posture
  • droop

Antonyms

  • vernal equinox
  • end
  • defeat
  • take office

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sink

  • interlink
  • rethink
  • swink
  • stink
  • spink
  • smink
  • shrink
  • schlink
  • schinke
  • plink
  • krinke
  • klinke
  • klink
  • klinck
  • frink
  • flink
  • drink
  • clink
  • brink
  • blink
  • zinke
  • zink
  • zinck
  • zinc
  • wink
  • vink
  • think
  • sync
  • rinke
  • rink

Sentences with sink


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can also put your hair under running hot water in a sink.

2. Adjective
The goal for a faucet is to direct water to the middle of the sink area.

3. Verb, base form
And don't forget drink floaties, too — you wouldn't want those to sink.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
That's because its roots sink down to 6 feet or so, giving it a large safety net.

Quotes about sink


1. 'You are no saint,' says the devil. Well, if I am not, I am a sinner, and Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners. Sink or swim, I go to Him; other hope, I have none.
- Charles Spurgeon

2. I'm going to smile, and my smile will sink down into your pupils, and heaven knows what it will become.
- Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit

3. Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink.
- Charles Bukowski

2. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] pass into a specified state or condition.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • move

Antonyms

  • crescendo
  • gain
  • be born

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] cause to sink.

Synonyms

  • go down
  • settle
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • die
  • war
  • disagree
  • begin

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sink

noun. ['ˈsɪŋk'] plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe.

Synonyms

  • washbasin
  • kitchen sink
  • washbowl
  • washstand
  • lavatory
  • drain basket
  • basin

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • better
  • mind
  • attend to

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned".

Synonyms

  • descend
  • founder
  • subside
  • submerge
  • go down
  • submerse
  • come down
  • fall
  • settle

Antonyms

  • float
  • rise
  • wellness
  • unfold

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] descend into or as if into some soft substance or place.

Synonyms

  • subside
  • go down
  • come down
  • fall

Antonyms

  • rise
  • stretch
  • expand
  • appreciate

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly.

Synonyms

  • drop down
  • fall off
  • drop

Antonyms

  • lie down
  • stay in place
  • refrain
  • explode

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] appear to move downward.

Synonyms

  • dip
  • subside

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] embed deeply.

Synonyms

  • bury
  • engraft
  • embed
  • countersink
  • plant
  • imbed
  • implant

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • praise
  • inflate
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. sink

verb. ['ˈsɪŋk'] fall or sink heavily.

Synonyms

  • collapse
  • founder
  • give
  • slide down
  • fall in
  • give way
  • cave in
  • break

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • refuse
  • disarrange
  • start

Etymology

  • sincan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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