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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend lower and lower; to decline gradually; to subside; as, a stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun sinks in the west.

2. (v. i.) To enter deeply; to fall or retire beneath or below the surface; to penetrate.

3. (v. i.) Hence, to enter so as to make an abiding impression; to enter completely.

4. (v. i.) To be overwhelmed or depressed; to fall slowly, as so the ground, from weakness or from an overburden; to fail in strength; to decline; to decay; to decrease.

5. (v. i.) To decrease in volume, as a river; to subside; to become diminished in volume or in apparent height.

6. (v. t.) To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship.

7. (v. t.) Figuratively: To cause to decline; to depress; to degrade; hence, to ruin irretrievably; to destroy, as by dropping; as, to sink one's reputation.

8. (v. t.) To make (a depression) by digging, delving, or cutting, etc.; as, to sink a pit or a well; to sink a die.

9. (v. t.) To bring low; to reduce in quantity; to waste.

10. (v. t.) To conceal and appropriate.

11. (v. t.) To keep out of sight; to suppress; to ignore.

12. (v. t.) To reduce or extinguish by payment; as, to sink the national debt.

13. (n.) A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes.

14. (n.) A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material, connected with a drain, and used for receiving filthy water, etc., as in a kitchen.

15. (n.) A hole or low place in land or rock, where waters sink and are lost; -- called also sink hole.

1036. buthizo -- to sink, to cause to sink
... to sink, to cause to sink. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: buthizo Phonetic
Spelling: (boo-thid'-zo) Short Definition: I cause to sink, sink Definition: I ...
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1416. duno -- to enter, to sink into
... to enter, to sink into. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: duno Phonetic Spelling:
(doo'-no) Short Definition: I sink, set Definition: I sink, set (as the sun ...
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907. baptizo -- to dip, sink
... to dip, sink. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: baptizo Phonetic Spelling:
(bap-tid'-zo) Short Definition: I dip, submerge, baptize Definition: lit: I dip ...
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2670. katapontizo -- to throw into the sea
... to throw into the sea. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katapontizo Phonetic
Spelling: (kat-ap-on-tid'-zo) Short Definition: I sink in the sea, am drowned ...
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2702. kataphero -- to bring down
... overcome (1), sinking (1). fall, give, sink down. From kata and phero (including
its alternate); to bear down, ie (figuratively) overcome ...
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5087. tithemi -- to place, lay, set
... 1), placed (4), present (1), purposed (1), put (15), puts (2), puts...away (1),
putting (1), reached (1), serves (1), set...down (1), set down (1), sink (1). ...
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1931. epiduo -- to set (of the sun)
... to set (of the sun). Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epiduo Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-doo'-o) Short Definition: I sink, set Definition: I sink, set, set ...
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447. aniemi -- to send up, produce, send back
... 447 (from 303 , "up" and 2447 , "send") -- properly, so as to loosen; ("sink");
fail to uphold; to desert (abandon), especially what has already been trusted ...
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1744. enduno -- creep.
... creep. From ennomos and duno; to sink (by implication, wrap (compare enduo) on,
ie (figuratively) sneak -- creep. see GREEK ennomos. see GREEK duno. ...
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1562. ekduo -- to take off, to put off
... From ek and the base of duno; to cause to sink out of, ie (specially as of clothing)
to divest -- strip, take off from, unclothe. see GREEK ek. see GREEK duno. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2883. taba -- to sink, sink down
... 2882, 2883. taba. 2884 . to sink, sink down. Transliteration: taba Phonetic
Spelling: (taw-bah') Short Definition: sunk. Word Origin a prim. ...
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8257. shaqa -- to sink, sink down
... 8256, 8257. shaqa. 8258 . to sink, sink down. Transliteration: shaqa Phonetic
Spelling: (shaw-kah') Short Definition: died. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6749. tsalal -- to sink, be submerged
... 6748, 6749. tsalal. 6750 . to sink, be submerged. Transliteration: tsalal Phonetic
Spelling: (tsaw-lal') Short Definition: sank. Word Origin a prim. ... sink. ...
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7743. shuach -- to sink down
... 7742, 7743. shuach. 7744 . to sink down. Transliteration: shuach Phonetic Spelling:
(shoo'-akh) Short Definition: down. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5034b. nabel -- to sink or drop down, languish, fade
... 5034a, 5034b. nabel. 5035 . to sink or drop down, languish, fade.
Transliteration: nabel Short Definition: wither. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7503. raphah -- sink, relax
... 7502, 7503. raphah. 7504 . sink, relax. Transliteration: raphah Phonetic
Spelling: (raw-faw') Short Definition: fail. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3766. kara -- to bow down
... A primitive root; to bend the knee; by implication, to sink, to prostrate -- bow
(down, self), bring down (low), cast down, couch, fall, feeble, kneeling, sink ...
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5122. nevalu -- a refuse heap
... dunghill. (Aramaic) or nvaliy (Aramaic) {nev-aw-lee'}; from an unused root probably
meaning to be foul; a sink -- dunghill. 5121, 5122. ...
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4280. macharaah -- a cloaca, cesspool
... draught house. From the same as chere'; a sink -- draught house. see HEBREW
chere'. 4279, 4280. macharaah. 4281 . Strong's Numbers.
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5181. nacheth -- to go down, descend
... A primitive root; to sink, ie Descend; causatively, to press or lead down -- be
broken, (cause to) come down, enter, go down, press sore, settle, stick fast. ...
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Let us not Sink in Hopeless Sorrow, or Break Out into Clamorous ...
... 3. LET us not sink in hopeless Sorrow, or break out into clamorous Complaints,
if GOD has brought this heavy Affliction upon us. ...
/.../submission to divine providence in the death of children/3 let us not sink.htm

God the Teacher.
... try to learn the statutes, laws, and commandments, and testimonies, and judgments
concerning the ship, lest by your own ignorance you should sink her, and be ...
/.../kingsley/westminster sermons/sermon xi god the teacher.htm

Interpretation of the Details in the Narrative. Application ...
... to Jesus upon the waters; but being as yet of little faith, and as yet doubting,
will see that the wind is strong and will be afraid and begin to sink; but he ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/6 interpretation of the details.htm

Sins of Parents visited
... They will sink to the bottom of society, and become miserably poor, weak, and
of no influence, and so unable to do harm to any but themselves. ...
/.../kingsley/all saints day and other sermons/sermon xxvi sins of parents.htm

Saint George Releases the Six Champions.
... In spite of all this vigilance, however, at last she appeared without her silver
wand; and soon after they saw her sink down on a couch of rose-leaves she had ...
/.../the seven champions of christendom/chapter two saint george releases.htm

Peter on the Waves
... what hushed expectation the other apostles looked at Peter as he let himself down
over the side of the ship, and his feet touched the surges and did not sink. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/peter on the waves.htm

The Hand Felt Its Way up his Arm, And...
... I shall only want one arm to take care of you; the other will be quite enough to
sink the ship.". ... "Then you do mean to sink the ship with the other hand?". ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 6 the hand felt.htm

Thus Far I have Made Answer About My Crimes, and Indeed in Defence ...
... carried away by the tempest and nearly drowned in deep water feels for the strong
swimmer at whose foot he clutches: he is determined that I shall sink or swim ...
/.../1 thus far i have.htm

B. The Second Period. Chs. 5:1 to 6:11
... And they came, and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink.8 But Simon
Peter, when he saw it, fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for ...
/.../erdman/the gospel of luke an exposition/b the second period chs.htm

The First and Great Commandment
... Man's law thou mayest break, and bear the penalty; but if thou breakest this the
penalty is too heavy for thy soul to endure; it will sink thee, man, it will ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/the first and great commandment.htm

Sink (16 Occurrences)
... fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend lower and lower; to decline
gradually; to subside; as, a stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun ...
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Settle (63 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) To clear of dregs and impurities by causing them to sink; to render pure
or clear; -- said of a liquid; as, to settle coffee, or the grounds of coffee. ...
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Swamp (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To plunge or sink into a swamp. 3. (vt) To cause (a boat) to become
filled with water; to capsize or sink by whelming with water. ...
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Fall (522 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To Descend, either suddenly or gradually; particularly, to descend by the
force of gravity; to drop; to sink; as, the apple falls; the tide falls; the ...
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Bog (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy
ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass. ...
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Draught (8 Occurrences)
... 17. (n.) A team of oxen or horses. 18. (n.) A sink or drain; a privy. 19. (n.) A
mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply draughts to the feet. 20. ...
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Mire (21 Occurrences)
... (YLT NIV). Psalms 69:2 I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold. ... Psalms
69:14 Deliver me out of the mire, and don't let me sink. ...
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Quail (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To become quelled; to become cast down; to sink under trial or apprehension
of danger; to lose the spirit and power of resistance; to lose heart; to ...
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Subside (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; as, the waves subsided.
2. (vi) To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees. ...
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Sunk (20 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp.) of Sink. 2. (pp) of Sink. 3. (v.) imp. &
pp of Sink. Multi-Version Concordance Sunk (20 Occurrences). ...
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Sink (16 Occurrences)

Matthew 14:30
But when he saw that the wind was strong, he was afraid, and beginning to sink, he cried out, saying, "Lord, save me!"

Luke 5:7
They beckoned to their partners in the other boat, that they should come and help them. They came, and filled both boats, so that they began to sink.

Luke 9:44
"Let these words sink into your ears, for the Son of Man will be delivered up into the hands of men."

1 Timothy 6:9
But people who are determined to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many unwise and pernicious ways which sink mankind in destruction and ruin.

1 Peter 4:4
Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously of you;

Deuteronomy 28:43
The sojourner that is in thy midst shall rise above thee higher and higher, and thou shalt sink down lower and lower.

2 Samuel 22:40
For you have armed me with strength for the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
(See RSV)

Psalms 18:39
For you have girded me with strength to the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
(See RSV)

Psalms 45:5
Thine arrows are sharp; The peoples fall under thee; They are in the heart of the king's enemies.
(See JPS)

Psalms 69:2
I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold. I have come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.

Psalms 69:14
Deliver me out of the mire, and don't let me sink. Let me be delivered from those who hate me, and out of the deep waters.

Ecclesiastes 10:18
By slothfulness the roof sinks in; and through idleness of the hands the house leaks.

Jeremiah 51:64
and you shall say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise again because of the evil that I will bring on her; and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.

Ezekiel 32:14
Then do I cause their waters to sink, And their rivers as oil I cause to go, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.

Amos 8:8
Won't the land tremble for this, and everyone mourn who dwells in it? Yes, it will rise up wholly like the River; and it will be stirred up and sink again, like the River of Egypt.

Amos 9:5
For the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, is he who touches the land and it melts, and all who dwell in it will mourn; and it will rise up wholly like the River, and will sink again, like the River of Egypt.



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