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Definitions of tip

  1. To fall headlong; to die. To tip the wink, to wink to another as a sign. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To lean; tilt. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To tap. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To give a small gratuity, or secret information (to). The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To strike slightly; to tap. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To slant or tilt; to form a point to; cover the end of; strike lightly; colloquially, to give a private hint to; colloquially, give a small present to, as a waiter. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To form a point to: to cover the tip or end of:-pr.p. tipping; pa.t. and pa.p. tipped. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To form a tip to; cover the tip of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To fall on, or incline to, one side. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To lean, slant, or fall over. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. mark with a tip; "tip the arrow with the small stone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. walk on one's toes Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. cause to tip or tilt Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. To form a point to; to cover the tip, top or end of; to tap; to lower one end; to cant. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Tipping. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. the extreme end of something; especially something pointed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. remove the tip from; "tip artichokes" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. Rubbish thrown from a quarry. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. A light touch or blow; a tap. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. A gift; a douceur; a fee. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A point or end of anything small; nozzle; colloquially, a small fee or present; as, a tip to a walter; colloquially, a private hint, especially in betting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  37. The top or point of anything small: the end. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  38. The extreme end; point. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  39. The point or extremity of anything tapering; end. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. A small gift of money; a helpful hint. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. The small pointed extremity of anything; an auther. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  42. The point or extremity of anything small; the end; a slight blow; a hint; a small present in money. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  43. Tipped. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for tip

  1. The sensitive tip of the bill by which the duck can feel the food. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  2. There is only one straight tip for Belgium- have a car, and understand it yourself. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
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