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Adjective: sunk  súngk
Usage: informal
  1. Ruined or doomed; without hope
    - done for [informal], undone
Verb: sink (sank,sunk)  singk
  1. Fall or descend to a lower place or level
    "He sank to his knees";
    - drop, drop down
     
  2. (of a ship etc.) go under water
    "The raft sank and its occupants drowned";
    - settle, go down, go under
     
  3. Cause to sink
    "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor"
     
  4. Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    - descend, fall, go down, come down
     
  5. Pass into a specified state or condition
    "He sank into nirvana";
    - pass, lapse
     
  6. Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
    "He sank into bed";
    - subside
     
  7. Appear to move downward
    "The setting sun sank below the tree line";
    - dip
     
  8. Fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
    "The real estate market sank";
    - slump, fall off
     
  9. Fall or sink heavily
    "My spirits sank";
    - slump, slide down
     
  10. Embed deeply
    "She sank her fingers into the soft sand";
    - bury

See also: sink in, unsuccessful

Type of: break, cave in, change posture, collapse, decline, displace, drop, embed, engraft, fall in, founder, give, give way, go, imbed, implant, locomote, move, plant, travel

Antonym: float

Encyclopedia: Sunk

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