sink

phonetic symbol: / sɪ́ŋk / 

sink - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a covered cistern
■ waste water and sewage flow into it
cesspit , cesspool , sump

[ noun ]
■ plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe

[ noun ]
■ a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
sinkhole , swallow hole

[ noun ]
■ (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
e.g.)
・the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide

[ verb ]
■ fall heavily or suddenly
■ decline markedly
fall off , slump

[ verb ]
■ embed deeply
bury

[ verb ]
■ descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
subside

[ verb ]
■ pass into a specified state or condition
lapse , pass

[ verb ]
■ fall or descend to a lower place or level
drop , drop down

[ verb ]
■ cause to sink

[ verb ]
■ fall or sink heavily
slide down , slump

[ verb ]
■ go under,
go down , go under , settle

[ verb ]
■ appear to move downward
dip

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