I. ink 1 /ɪŋk/ BrE AmE noun
[ Date: 1200-1300 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: enque , from Late Latin encaustum , from Greek enkaiein 'to burn in' ]
1 . [uncountable and countable] a coloured liquid that you use for writing, printing, or drawing:
Please write in black ink.
2 . [uncountable] the black liquid in sea creatures such as ↑ octopus es and ↑ squid
II. ink 2 BrE AmE verb [transitive]
1 . to put ink on something
2 . to make a document, agreement etc official and legal by writing your ↑ signature on it:
The two companies have inked a deal.
ink something ↔ in phrasal verb
to complete something done in pencil by drawing over it in ink