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Definition 1: become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions - [verb of cognition]

Samples where sink in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
  • she was penetrated with sorrow

Synonyms for sink in in the sense of this definition

(sink in causes ...) know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

"She did not understand her husband" "I understand what she means"

Definition 2: pass through - [verb of contact]

Samples where sink in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Water permeates sand easily

Synonyms for sink in in the sense of this definition

(sink in is a kind of ...) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

(... is a kind of sink in ) pass into or through by filtering or permeating

"the substance infiltrated the material"

(... is a kind of sink in ) cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices

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