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plant vs sink

sink vs plant

plant and sink both are nouns.

plant and sink both are verbs.

As verbs, sink is a hyponym of plant; that is, sink is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than plant:
  • plant: fix or set securely or deeply
  • sink: embed deeply
Other hyponyms of plant include pot, nest, bury.
plant (noun) sink (noun)
buildings for carrying on industrial labor plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
something planted secretly for discovery by another a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
plant (verb) sink (verb)
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground fall or descend to a lower place or level
fix or set securely or deeply cause to sink
set up or lay the groundwork for pass into a specified state or condition; sink into
place into a river go under
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
put firmly in the mind appear to move downward
fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
fall or sink heavily
embed deeply

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