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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) sink

Synonyms: cesspit, cesspool, sink, sump Definition: a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it

Hypernyms: cistern Definition: an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater

Synonyms: sink Definition: plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe

Hypernyms: plumbing fixture Definition: a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building

Synonyms: sink, sinkhole, swallow hole Definition: a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

Hypernyms: natural depression, depression Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation

Synonyms: sink Definition: (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system Usage: the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide

Hypernyms: natural action, natural process, action, activity Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity

Synonyms for (verb) sink

Synonyms: fall off, sink, slump Definition: fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly Usage: The real estate market fell off

Hypernyms: drop Definition: go down in value Usage: Stock prices dropped

Synonyms: sink, bury Definition: embed deeply Usage: She sank her fingers into the soft sand; He buried his head in her lap

Hypernyms: imbed, implant, plant, embed, engraft Definition: fix or set securely or deeply Usage: He planted a knee in the back of his opponent; The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

Synonyms: subside, sink Definition: descend into or as if into some soft substance or place Usage: He sank into bed; She subsided into the chair

Hypernyms: go down, come down, fall, descend Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again

Synonyms: sink, lapse, pass Definition: pass into a specified state or condition Usage: He sank into nirvana

Hypernyms: move Definition: go or proceed from one point to another Usage: the debate moved from family values to the economy

Synonyms: sink, drop, drop down Definition: fall or descend to a lower place or level Usage: He sank to his knees

Hypernyms: change posture Definition: undergo a change in bodily posture

Synonyms: sink Definition: cause to sink Usage: The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: sink, slide down, slump Definition: fall or sink heavily Usage: He slumped onto the couch; My spirits sank

Hypernyms: founder, fall in, break, cave in, collapse, give, give way Definition: break down, literally or metaphorically Usage: The wall collapsed; The business collapsed; The dam broke; The roof collapsed; The wall gave in; The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

Synonyms: sink, settle, go down, go under Definition: go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"

Hypernyms: go down, come down, fall, descend Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again

Synonyms: dip, sink Definition: appear to move downward Usage: The sun dipped below the horizon; The setting sun sank below the tree line

Hypernyms: decline Definition: go down Usage: The roof declines here