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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Went under or went to the bottom; Became submerged; Entered or penetrated as into the mind.

Usage examples (38)
  • The words dripped on my consciousness, sank into my being, and carried me away to the magic long ago of once upon a time.
  • Verb (used without object) : The battleship sank within two hours. His foot sank in the mud. Her head sinks into the pillows. ,The river sank two...
  • "The label sank a lot of money into making them a success - and it didn't work," a source told The Sun.
  • A source told the paper: "The label sank a lot of money into making them a success - and it didn't work." for more
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  • A "cinque" is the number five in dice or playing cards, a "chank" (also spelled "sank") is a mollusk in the tropics, while "sank" is the past tense of sink.
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