Hyphenation of sink

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Definitions of sink:

Plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
(technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
The ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide
A depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
A covered cistern
Waste water and sewage flow into it
Fall or descend to a lower place or level
He sank to his knees
Cause to sink
The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor
Pass into a specified state or condition
He sank into nirvana
Go under, The raft sank and its occupants drowned
Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
He sank into bed She subsided into the chair
Appear to move downward
The sun dipped below the horizon The setting sun sank below the tree line
Fall heavily or suddenly
Decline markedly The real estate market fell off
Fall or sink heavily
He slumped onto the couch My spirits sank
Embed deeply
She sank her fingers into the soft sand He buried his head in her lap

Synonyms of sink:

nounplumbing fixture
nounnatural process, natural action, action, activity
noun sinkhole, swallow hole, natural depression, depression
noun cesspool, cesspit, sump, cistern
verb drop, drop down, change posture
verb move, displace
verb pass, lapse, move
verb settle, go down, go under, descend, fall, go down, come down, sink in
verb subside, descend, fall, go down, come down
verb dip, decline
verb slump, fall off, drop
verb slump, slide down, collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder
verb bury, implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant

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