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To go to a lower level, especially abruptly
“If the upthrust is not enough, the downward force of gravity will take over and the balloon will sink to the ground.”
To gradually decrease or decline in value, amount, quality, or intensity
“The worried couple has seen the value of their investments sink over time.”
To slump into something
“He would sink slowly into the bed as his back cracked, relieving much of the tension that had built up all day.”
To become worse in quality or health
“The standard of service would begin to sink following the arrival of new staff and management.”
To be humble or humbled
“If I sink myself to his level, I do not help, but aid all the more in dragging him down.”
To vanish or disappear, especially gradually
“He watched the sun sink behind a cloud on the horizon, sending flaming colors that raced across the sky.”
To cause to fail
“The deal's contents, even before the votes were cast, looked very much like a bid to sink a free and open election.”
To keep in the background, or ignore
“One wonders how many of Sharp's critics today would be prepared to sink their own prejudices.”
To refrain from openly expressing or displaying
“Yoshimitsu was in such financial difficulty that he would sink his pride for a handsome cash revenue from trade.”
To insert beneath a surface
“Use a hammer to sink the screw deep into the surface.”
(of a ship) To go to the bottom of the sea or some other body of water
“We needed to think quickly as the boat was beginning to sink fast.”
To cause (a ship) to sink
“So, Ford wants to sink the ship rather than allow it to get into enemy hands.”
To immerse or occupy oneself in something
“Make a careful exploration of who you are and the work you have been given, and then sink yourself into that.”
To excavate (a well) or bore (a shaft) vertically downwards
“They planned to sink a gold mine in Oklahoma.”
To rapidly consume (an alcoholic drink)
“It's a trendy spot for those looking to sink a few drinks and perhaps flirt with a few strangers after a day of drudgery.”
To spend or invest (a lot of) money
“You don't need to sink a fortune into high-priced cleaners in your war against stubborn spots and stains.”
Plural for a fixed basin in a kitchen or bathroom, with a water supply and drainpipe
“He washed himself as best he could at the sink in the bathroom.”
Plural for a place of much immorality, corruption or vice
“Hugo longed to escape to Zalem, away from the sink that was Iron City.”
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