Textual thesaurus for "sink"

(noun) cesspit, cesspool, sump

a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it

(noun) sinkhole, swallow hole

a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

(verb) fall off, slump

fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly

The real estate market fell off

(verb) bury

embed deeply

She sank her fingers into the soft sand; He buried his head in her lap

(verb) subside

descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

He sank into bed; She subsided into the chair

(verb) lapse, pass

pass into a specified state or condition

He sank into nirvana

(verb) drop, drop down

fall or descend to a lower place or level

He sank to his knees

(verb) slide down, slump

fall or sink heavily

He slumped onto the couch; My spirits sank

(verb) settle, go down, go under

go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"

(verb) dip

appear to move downward

The sun dipped below the horizon; The setting sun sank below the tree line