Meaning of TANK in English

TANK

n.

Function: transitive verb

Date: 1863

1 : to place, store, or treat in a tank

2 : to make no effort to win : lose intentionally < tank ed the match>

intransitive verb

1 : to lose intentionally : give up in competition

2 : to suffer rapid decline, failure, or collapse <bought a stock that quickly tank ed >

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.