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Tip

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Noun

1. tip

the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

2. backsheesh, baksheesh, bakshis, bakshish, gratuity, pourboire, tip

a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

3. confidential information, hint, lead, steer, tip, wind

an indication of potential opportunity

Example Sentences:
'he got a tip on the stock market'
'a good lead for a job'

4. peak, point, tip

a V shape

Example Sentences:
'the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points'

5. crest, crown, peak, summit, tip, top

the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

Example Sentences:
'the view from the peak was magnificent'
'they clambered to the tip of Monadnock'
'the region is a few molecules wide at the summit'

Verb

6. tip

cause to tilt

Example Sentences:
'tip the screen upward'

7. tip

mark with a tip

Example Sentences:
'tip the arrow with the small stone'

8. bung, fee, tip

give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on

Example Sentences:
'Remember to tip the waiter'
'fee the steward'

9. tip, topple, tumble

cause to topple or tumble by pushing

10. angle, lean, slant, tilt, tip

to incline or bend from a vertical position

Example Sentences:
'She leaned over the banister'

11. tip, tippytoe, tiptoe

walk on one's toes

12. tap, tip

strike lightly

Example Sentences:
'He tapped me on the shoulder'

13. tip, tip off

give insider information or advise to

Example Sentences:
'He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot'

14. tip

remove the tip from

Example Sentences:
'tip artichokes'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Tip

see synonyms of tip
noun
1. 
the extreme end of something, esp a narrow or pointed end
2. 
the top or summit
3. 
a small piece forming an extremity or end
a metal tip on a cane
verbWord forms: tips, tipping or tipped (transitive)
4. 
to adorn or mark the tip of
5. 
to cause to form a tip
verbWord forms: tips, tipping or tipped
1. 
to tilt or cause to tilt
2. (usually foll by over or up)
to tilt or cause to tilt, so as to overturn or fall
3. British
to dump (rubbish, etc)
4.  tip one's hat
noun
5. 
the act of tipping or the state of being tipped
6. British
a dump for refuse, etc
noun
1. 
a payment given for services in excess of the standard charge; gratuity
2. 
a helpful hint, warning, or other piece of information
3. 
a piece of inside information, esp in betting or investing
verbWord forms: tips, tipping or tipped
4. 
to give a tip to (a person)
verbWord forms: tips, tipping or tipped (transitive)
1. 
to hit or strike lightly
2. 
to hit (a ball) indirectly so that it glances off the bat in cricket
noun
3. 
a light blow
4. 
a glancing hit in cricket

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Tip

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noun
1. 
the pointed, tapering, or rounded end or top of something long and slim
2. 
something attached to the end, as a cap, ferrule, etc.
3. 
a top or apex, as of a mountain
verb transitiveWord forms: tipped or ˈtipping
4. 
to make a tip on
5. 
to cover the tip or tips of (with something)
6. 
to serve as the tip of
7.  US
to remove the stems from (berries, etc.)
verb transitiveWord forms: tipped or ˈtipping
1. 
to strike lightly and sharply; tap
2. 
to give a small present of money to (a waiter, porter, etc.) for some service
3.  Informal
a. 
to give secret information to in an attempt to be helpful
often with off
b. 
to reveal or divulge (a secret, plot, etc.)
4.  US, Baseball
a. 
to hit (the ball) a glancing blow
b. 
to glance off (the bat, glove, etc.)
said of the ball
5.  Sport
to deflect or tap (a ball, puck, etc.) in a particular direction, esp. into a goal
verb intransitive
6. 
to give a tip or tips
noun
7. 
a light, sharp blow; tap
see also foul tip
8. 
a piece of secret information given confidentially in an attempt to be helpful
a tip on the race
9. 
a suggestion, hint, warning, etc.
10. 
a small sum of money, often a percentage of the total billed, given to a waiter, porter, etc. for services; gratuity
11.  Sport
a deflection or tap of the ball, puck, etc., esp. one that scores a goal
verb transitiveWord forms: tipped or ˈtipping
1. 
to overturn or upset
often with over
2. 
to cause to tilt or slant
3. 
to raise slightly or touch the brim of (one's hat) in salutation
verb intransitive
4. 
to tilt or slant
5. 
to overturn or topple
often with over
noun
6. 
a tipping or being tipped; tilt; slant
7.  British
a place for dumping rubbish, etc.; dump

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Tip

see synonyms of tip
n.
1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else: the barbed tip of a harpoon.
tr.v. tipped, tip·ping, tips
1. To furnish with a tip.
2. To cover or decorate the tip of: tip strawberries with chocolate.
3. To remove the tip of: tip artichokes.
4. To dye the ends of (hair or fur) in order to blend or improve appearance.
v. tipped, tip·ping, tips
v.tr.
1. To push or knock over; overturn or topple: bumped the table and tipped a vase.
2. To move to a slanting position; tilt: tipped the rearview mirror slightly downward; a weight that tipped the balance. See Synonyms at slant.
3. To touch or raise (one's hat) in greeting.
4. Chiefly British
a. To empty (something) by overturning; dump.
b. To dump (rubbish, for example).
v.intr.
1. To topple over; overturn: The trash can tipped over in the wind.
2. To be tilted; slant: The cabinet tipped toward the wall.
n.
1. The act of tipping.
2. A tilt or slant; an incline.
3. Chiefly British An area or a place for dumping something, such as rubbish.
v. tipped, tip·ping, tips
v.tr.
1. To strike gently; tap.
2.
a. Baseball To hit (a pitched ball) with the side of the bat so that it glances off.
b. Sports To tap or deflect (a ball or puck, for example), especially in scoring.
v.intr.
1. Sports To deflect or glance off. Used of a ball or puck.
2. Lower Southern US To tiptoe.
n.
1. A light blow; a tap.
2. Baseball A pitched ball that is tipped: a foul tip.
n.
1. A small sum of money given to someone for performing a service; a gratuity.
2.
a. A piece of confidential, advance, or inside information: got a tip on the next race.
b. A helpful hint: a column of tips on gardening.
v. tipped, tip·ping, tips
v.tr.
1.
a. To give a tip to: tipped the waiter generously.
b. To give as a tip: He tipped a dollar and felt that it was enough.
2. To provide with a piece of confidential, advance, or inside information: a disgruntled gang member who tipped the police to the planned robbery.
v.intr.
To give tips or a tip: one who tips lavishly.

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