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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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