English to Irish Meaning :: sink

Sink :
doirteal
doirteal, slogaide, báisín, poll slogaidetéigh faoi uisce, báigh, cuir go tóin poill, tochail, suncáil, téigh síos, tit, lig anuas, téigh faoi, téigh i bhfarraige, imigh chun an donais, meath, tit as a chéile, teip ar, cuir ó chrích, deireadh a chur le, bris, téigh i ndonacht, ísligh, laghdaigh, sáigh, cuir, cuir isteach sa pholl, aimsigh, caith siar, slog - doirtealdoirtealsinkablesinkingdoirtil
 
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Noun(1) plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe(2) (technology(3) a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone(4) a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
Verb(1) fall or descend to a lower place or level(2) cause to sink(3) pass into a specified state or condition(4) go under(5) descend into or as if into some soft substance or place(6) appear to move downward(7) fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly(8) fall or sink heavily(9) embed deeply

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(1) Sweden is a sink of depravity by almost anyone's standards.(2) We had a bloom a couple of years ago in Jervis Bay, NSW so we know that they can be very abundant and in the oceans they're actually the major sink for carbon dioxide.(3) The sports minister later told the DÔö£├¡il it was wrong to assume that the failure to name two Irish venues would sink the bid.(4) Opponents of the regional assembly had called for North Yorkshire to be given a veto to sink the plans if a majority of the county's residents oppose them.(5) So, Ford wants to sink the ship rather than allow the flagship of the Russian sub fleet get into enemy hands.(6) I felt my fangs sink into flesh and I heard him scream.(7) they planned to sink a gold mine in Oklahoma(8) Where village welfare is concerned, these fishermen sink their differences and work together for the overall good of everyone.(9) The kitchen has fitted presses, a steel sink unit and a tiled floor.(10) Peyton stated as she saw the clothes and hair supplies by the sink .(11) he saw the coffin sink below the surface of the waves(12) A complex land-swap deal will sink if the city reneges on existing deals.(13) they agreed to sink their differences(14) You want to sink into oblivion, and you can't find a way.(15) Frankly, I delight in seeing people eagerly sink their teeth into the soft, burning hot, yellowish vegetable, defying the scalding heat of the sweet, sticky juice oozing from under the crisp rind.(16) Subsequently, the two managed to sink their differences.
Related Words
(1) heat sink ::
doirteal teasa
(2) sink in ::
doirteal i
(3) sink or swim ::
doirteal nó snámh
(4) sink into ::
doirteal isteach
(5) sink down ::
doirteal síos
(6) sink unit ::
aonad doirtil
(7) carbon sink ::
doirteal charbóin
(8) sink back ::
doirteal ais
Synonyms
Noun
1. basin ::
cuan
2. sump ::
fhóir
3. swallow hole ::
swallow poll
Verb
4. become submerged ::
bheith báite
5. founder ::
bunaitheoir
6. scuttle ::
scutal
7. destroy ::
scrios
8. immerse ::
thumadh
9. descend ::
descend
10. set ::
atá leagtha
11. lower oneself ::
níos ísle duine féin
12. fall ::
titim
13. stoop ::
Stoop
14. deteriorate ::
meath
15. embed ::
leabú
16. dig ::
tochailt
17. invest ::
infheistiú
18. go down ::
teigh sios
19. drop ::
titim
20. dip ::
snámh
21. bury ::
adhlacadh
22. subside ::
subside
23. slide down ::
sleamhnán síos
24. lapse ::
léig
Antonyms
1. ameliorate ::
mhaolú
2. improve ::
feabhas a chur ar
3. meliorate ::
meliorate
Different Forms
sink, sinkable, sinks
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Under the sink.

Under the SINK.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 11



Under the sink. Yellow Tupperware bowl.

Under the SINK. Yellow Tupperware bowl.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 11


He wants to sink us.

He wants to SINK us.

Vikings Season 1, Episode 2


Heh, heh. All right.
Listen, why don\'t you
go to the kitchen sink?

Heh, heh. All right. Listen, why don't you go to the kitchen SINK?

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 10


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