Definitions of sink

The word sink uses 4 letters:ikns.

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n. - The lowest part of a natural hollow or closed basin whence the water of one or more streams escapes by evaporation; as, the sink of the Humboldt River. 2

v. i. - To fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend lower and lower; to decline gradually; to subside; as, a stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun sinks in the west. 2

v. i. - To enter deeply; to fall or retire beneath or below the surface; to penetrate. 2

v. i. - Hence, to enter so as to make an abiding impression; to enter completely. 2

v. i. - To be overwhelmed or depressed; to fall slowly, as so the ground, from weakness or from an overburden; to fail in strength; to decline; to decay; to decrease. 2

v. i. - To decrease in volume, as a river; to subside; to become diminished in volume or in apparent height. 2

v. t. - To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship. 2

v. t. - Figuratively: To cause to decline; to depress; to degrade; hence, to ruin irretrievably; to destroy, as by drowping; as, to sink one's reputation. 2

v. t. - To make (a depression) by digging, delving, or cutting, etc.; as, to sink a pit or a well; to sink a die. 2

v. t. - To bring low; to reduce in quantity; to waste. 2

v. t. - To conseal and appropriate. 2

v. t. - To keep out of sight; to suppress; to ignore. 2

v. t. - To reduce or extinguish by payment; as, to sink the national debt. 2

n. - A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes. 2

n. - A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material, connected with a drain, and used for receiving filthy water, etc., as in a kitchen. 2

n. - A hole or low place in land or rock, where waters sink and are lost; -- called also sink hole. 2

 

Direct anagrams of sink

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