sink down into

sink down into
phr verb
Sink down into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑chair, ↑sofa

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  • Sink — (s[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. {Sunk} (s[u^][ng]k), or ({Sank} (s[a^][ng]k)); p. p. {Sunk} (obs. {Sunken}, now used as adj.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sinking}.] [OE. sinken, AS. sincan; akin to D. zinken, OS. sincan, G. sinken, Icel. s[ o]kkva, Dan. synke,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sink — ► VERB (past sank; past part. sunk) 1) become submerged in liquid. 2) (with reference to a ship) go or cause to go to the bottom of the sea. 3) disappear and not be seen or heard of again. 4) drop downwards. 5) lower oneself or drop down gently …   English terms dictionary

  • sink — sink1 W3 [sıŋk] v past tense sank [sæŋk] past participle sunk [sʌŋk] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in water)¦ 2¦(boat)¦ 3¦(move lower)¦ 4¦(fall/sit down)¦ 5¦(get worse)¦ 6 your heart sinks 7¦(lower amount/value)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sink — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bathroom (esp. AmE), kitchen ▪ blocked (esp. BrE), clogged (AmE) ▪ marble (esp. AmE), porcelain, stainless steel …   Collocations dictionary

  • sink — [[t]sɪ̱ŋk[/t]] ♦♦♦ sinks, sinking, sank, sunk 1) N COUNT A sink is a large fixed container in a kitchen, with taps to supply water. It is mainly used for washing dishes. The sink was full of dirty dishes. ...the kitchen sink. 2) N COUNT A sink is …   English dictionary

  • sink — [c]/sɪŋk / (say singk) verb (sank or sunk, sunk or sunken, sinking) –verb (i) 1. to descend gradually to a lower level, as water, flames, etc. 2. to go down towards or below the horizon. 3. to slope d …  

  • Sink — This article is about a sanitary fitting for washing ones hands, or for washing dishes. For other uses, see Sink (disambiguation). A typical sink/basin in a bathroom …   Wikipedia

  • sink — Synonyms and related words: Babylon, Gomorrah, KO, Sodom, abate, ablate, advance, age, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquamanile, armpit, ascend, automatic dishwasher, back, back up, ball up, bankrupt, baptize, basin, bate, bath, bathtub, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sink — sink1 verb (past sank; past participle sunk) 1》 go down below the surface of liquid; become submerged.     ↘(with reference to a ship) go or cause to go to the bottom of the sea. 2》 fail and not be seen or heard of again.     ↘cause to fail.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sink — [siŋk] vi. sank or sunk, sunk, sinking [ME sinken < OE sincan, akin to Ger sinken < IE base * sengw , to fall, sink > Gr heaphthē, (he) sank] 1. to go beneath the surface of water, deep snow, soft ground, etc. so as to be partly or… …   English World dictionary

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