Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sink_in

2 senses of sink in

Sense 1
click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place -- (become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow")

Sense 2
percolate, sink in, permeate, filter -- (pass through; "Water permeates sand easily")
       => penetrate, perforate -- (pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest")

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