English dictionary definition of:



  • plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
  • a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
  • a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it


  • fall or descend to a lower place or level
  • cause to sink
  • pass into a specified state or condition
  • go under,
  • descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
  • appear to move downward
  • fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
  • fall or sink heavily
  • embed deeply


bury   cesspit   cesspool   dip   drop   lapse   pass   settle   sinkhole   slump   subside   sump  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 4: Section 2 and learn about the word sink in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Final consonant blends.

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Scrabble score for sink

Scrabble score = 8

generated at 20:28:30 on 16-05-22

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