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sink

synonym (synonym of sink)

  • (noun.object)
    a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fall or descend to a lower place or level (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    pass into a specified state or condition (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    go under, (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    descend into or as if into some soft substance or place (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    appear to move downward (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.change)
    fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fall or sink heavily (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    embed deeply (verb.contact)
     

antonym (antonym of sink)

  • (noun.process)
    (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system (noun.process)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom (verb.motion)
     

also (also)

hypernym (sink IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system (noun.process)
    a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
     
  • a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it (noun.artifact)
    an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater (noun.artifact)
     
  • a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof (noun.object)
    a sunken or depressed geological formation (noun.object)
     
  • appear to move downward (verb.motion)
    go down (verb.motion)
     
  • cause to sink (verb.motion)
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (verb.motion)
     
  • descend into or as if into some soft substance or place (verb.motion)
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way (verb.motion)
     
  • embed deeply (verb.contact)
    fix or set securely or deeply (verb.contact)
     
  • fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly (verb.change)
    go down in value (verb.change)
     
  • fall or descend to a lower place or level (verb.motion)
    undergo a change in bodily posture (verb.motion)
     
  • fall or sink heavily (verb.motion)
    break down, literally or metaphorically (verb.motion)
     
  • pass into a specified state or condition (verb.motion)
    go or proceed from one point to another (verb.change)
     
  • plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe (noun.artifact)
    a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building (noun.artifact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF sink relation)

  • (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system (noun.process)
    a metal conductor specially designed to conduct (and radiate) heat (noun.artifact)
     
  • appear to move downward (verb.motion)
    sink to a lower level or form a depression (verb.motion)
     
  • cause to sink (verb.motion)
    cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids) (verb.motion)
     
  • embed deeply (verb.contact)
    insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) (verb.contact)
     
  • fall or descend to a lower place or level (verb.motion)
    open involuntarily (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to sag (verb.motion)
     
  • go under, (verb.motion)
    sink down or precipitate (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    sink below the surface (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    sink below the surface; go under or as if under water (verb.motion)
     
  • plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe (noun.artifact)
    a sink in a kitchen (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face (noun.artifact)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a filter in a sink drain; traps debris but passes water (noun.artifact)
     

cause (cause to relations of sink)

verb group (sink is verb group of ....)

  • fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly (verb.change)
    fall or descend to a lower place or level (verb.motion)
     
  • fall or descend to a lower place or level (verb.motion)
    fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    let fall to the ground (verb.motion)
     
  • go under, (verb.motion)
    cause to sink (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from sink)

  • fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly (verb.change)
    a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment (noun.state)
     
  • fall or descend to a lower place or level (verb.motion)
    a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery (noun.artifact)
     
  • go under, (verb.motion)
    a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a descent as through liquid (especially through water) (noun.event)
     
  • pass into a specified state or condition (verb.motion)
    the act of passing from one state or place to the next (noun.act)
     

domain category (sink is domain category of ....)

  • (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system (noun.process)
    the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems (noun.cognition)
     
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