|1.||[ verb ] go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"|
|Synonyms:||go_down settle sink|
|Related terms:||float descend submerge founder subside percolate percolate sink sinker|
|2.||[ verb ] disappear beyond the horizon; of celestial bodies such as the sun and the moon|
|Related terms:||rise descend astronomy|
|3.||[ verb ] be called; go by a certain name|
"She goes by her maiden name again"