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  Definition of Tip
  1. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
  2. the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"
  3. the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  4. a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
  5. a V shape; "the cannibal''s teeth were filed to sharp points"
  6. remove the tip from; "tip artichokes"
  7. mark with a tip; "tip the arrow with the small stone"
  8. give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
  9. strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder"
  10. walk on one''s toes
  11. to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
  12. cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward"
  13. cause to topple or tumble by pushing
  14. give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"
Similar Words: lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint, peak, crown, crest, top, summit, gratuity, pourboire, baksheesh, bakshish, bakshis, backsheesh, point, tip off, tap, tiptoe, tippytoe, lean, tilt, slant, angle, topple, tumble, fee, bung

 

See Also: overturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump over, lean on, rest on, lean against

 

Hyponyms: hilltop, brow, pinnacle, mountain peak, fingertip, tiptoe, Christmas box, widow's peak, cusp, head, percuss, slope, incline, pitch, weather, list, heel, lean back, recline, bank

 

Part Meronyms: cone, conoid, cone shape, alpenstock, sword, blade, brand, steel, pencil, arrowhead, knife

 

Derivational Morphology: hint, suggest, guide, steer, tip off, summit, top, clear, cap, crest, fee, bung, sharpen, taper, point, lead, confidential information, wind, tip-off, pat, rap, tap, dab, strike, tapper, tiptoe, angle, pitch, rake, slant, tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning, rock, careen, sway, leaner, dump truck, dumper, tipper truck, tipper lorry, tip truck, tipper, spill, tumble, fall, gratuity, pourboire, baksheesh, bakshish, bakshis, backsheesh

 

Anagrams: pit

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: propina   Dutch: fooi  
French: pourboire   German: Trinkgeld  
Greek: φιλοδόρημα   Italian: mancia  
Norwegian: tips   Polish: napiwek  
Romanian: sfat   Slovene: ost  
Spanish: propina   Telugu: మొన  
 
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