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English verb: sink in

1. sink in (cognition) become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions


SamplesIt dawned on him that she had betrayed him.
She was penetrated with sorrow.


Synonymsclick, come home, dawn, fall into place, get across, get through, penetrate


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Causeunderstand

2. sink in (contact) pass through


SamplesWater permeates sand easily.


Synonymsfilter, percolate, permeate


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)penetrate, perforate


Narrower (hyponym)infiltrate, infiltrate









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