Meaning of “sink back” in the English Dictionary

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sink back

phrasal verb with sink us /sɪŋk/ verb past tense sank /sæŋk/ sunk /sʌŋk/ , past participle sunk /sʌŋk/

to move into a relaxed, comfortable position:

He sank back in his chair and closed his eyes.

(Definition of “sink back” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)