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English noun: ink

1. ink (substance) a liquid used for printing or writing or drawing


Broader (hypernym)liquid


Narrower (hyponym)drawing ink, indelible ink, India ink, magnetic ink, printer's ink, printing ink, writing ink

2. ink (body) dark protective fluid ejected into the water by cuttlefish and other cephalopods


Broader (hypernym)bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance


English verb: ink

1. ink (communication) append one's signature to


SamplesThey inked the contract.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)sign

2. ink (change) mark, coat, cover, or stain with ink


SamplesHe inked his finger.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mark

3. ink (change) fill with ink


SamplesInk a pen.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full


Narrower (hyponym)red-ink









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