Definitions For Sink


  • A covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
  • Plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • A depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
  • (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
  • A wide bowl that has a faucet for water and a drain at the bottom and is usually positioned in a counter or on a pedestal


  • Fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
  • Embed deeply
  • Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
  • Pass into a specified state or condition
  • Fall or descend to a lower place or level
  • Cause to sink
  • Fall or sink heavily
  • Go under
  • Appear to move downward
  • To go down below the surface of water, mud, etc.
  • To cause (a ship or boat) to go down below the surface of water
  • To move down to a lower position

Is Sink a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Sink is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sink in a Sentence

  • The passengers were rescued from the boat before it sank.
  • The rock sank to the bottom of the pool.
  • My foot sank into the deep mud.
  • Was able to rise above the inner-city sink that was his birthplace

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