沈 means 'sink'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1048   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-13    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 47    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 59 words   Used in 89 words   Used in 29 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   しず to sink   しずめる to make sink
On    ジン
Name    しん
⿰   () water   () lame  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 沈 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 沈 is used 86 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
チン : 71 words FIND ALL
1. silence; being silent; quiet; hush
2. reticence; inaction
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チン (read as じん) : 2 words FIND ALL
aloes; aloeswood; agarwood; eaglewood
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しず : 13 words FIND ALL
0 3
'mu' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to sink; to go under; to submerge
2. to go down (e.g. sun); to set; to descend
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An additional しず.める less common words include 沈 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1601  Joy o' Kanji : 1601  Key to Kanji:

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チン   しず to sink   しずめる to make sink   
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スイ   みず water   
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