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  • sink — Synonyms and related words: Babylon, Gomorrah, KO, Sodom, abate, ablate, advance, age, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquamanile, armpit, ascend, automatic dishwasher, back, back up, ball up, bankrupt, baptize, basin, bate, bath, bathtub, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Sink — This article is about a sanitary fitting for washing ones hands, or for washing dishes. For other uses, see Sink (disambiguation). A typical sink/basin in a bathroom …   Wikipedia

  • sink — sink1 [ sıŋk ] (past tense sank [ sæŋk ] ; past participle sunk [ sʌŋk ] ) verb ** ▸ 1 go below water s surface ▸ 2 when sun gets lower ▸ 3 move to lower level ▸ 4 fall/sit/lie down ▸ 5 go down in value/amount ▸ 6 invest money ▸ 7 push something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sink */*/ — I UK [sɪŋk] / US verb Word forms sink : present tense I/you/we/they sink he/she/it sinks present participle sinking past tense sank UK [sæŋk] / US past participle sunk UK [sʌŋk] / US 1) [intransitive] to disappear below the surface of the water… …   English dictionary

  • sink — 1. verb 1) the coffin sank below the waves Syn: become submerged, be engulfed, go down, drop, fall, descend Ant: float, rise 2) the cruise liner sank yesterday Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • sink*/*/ — [sɪŋk] (past tense sank [sæŋk] ; past participle sunk [sʌŋk] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to disappear below the surface of water, or to make something do this The ferry sank during a storm.[/ex] The ship was sunk by an enemy submarine.[/ex] 2) [I] to go… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Away from Her — Infobox Film name = Away from Her writer = Alice Munro (short story) Sarah Polley starring = Julie Christie Gordon Pinsent Olympia Dukakis Kristen Thomson with Michael Murphy and Wendy Crewson director = Sarah Polley producer = Daniel Iron Simone …   Wikipedia

  • sink — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. founder, drown, go down; ebb, wane, decline, lapse, settle, subside, precipitate; retrograde, go downhill; languish, droop, flag; despond; fail, deepen, dig, lower; debase, abase, bring low; suppress …   English dictionary for students

  • sink into the grave — die, pass away …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wear away — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, abrade, abrase, absorb, abstract, assimilate, atomize, bark, bate, be all over, be consumed, be eaten away, be gone, be no more, become extinct, become void, bite, bleed white, blow over, break, break up …   Moby Thesaurus

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