SANK Definition - SANK Meaning

v 1: fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees" [syn: {sink}, {drop}, {drop down}]

v 1: cause to sink; "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor" [syn: {sink}]

v 1: pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into nirvana" [syn: {sink}, {pass}, {lapse}]

v 1: go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned" [syn: {sink}, {settle}, {go down}, {go under}]

v 1: descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair" [syn: {sink}, {subside}]

v 1: appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line" [syn: {dip}, {sink}]

v 1: fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly; "The real estate market fell off" [syn: {slump}, {fall off}, {sink}]

v 1: fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank" [syn: {slump}, {slide down}, {sink}]

v 1: embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap" [syn: {bury}, {sink}]