Difference between Drown and Sink



Difference between Drown and Sink :



Drown : verb

Drown is used of animate objects.

Example Sentences :

1. He was drowned in the brook.
2. All the passengers in the boat were drowned to death.


Sink : verb

Sink is used of both animate and inanimate objects.

Example Sentences :

1. The ship sank in the sea.
2. My heart sank as I heard the discouraging news.
3. The sick man is sinking fast.
4. The sun is sinking.



Difference between Drown and Sink :



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