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tip meaning and definition

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TIP noun

Definition of tip (noun)

  1. the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  2. a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
  3. an indication of potential opportunity
  4. a V shape
    • "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
    • synonyms: peak, point
  5. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    • "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"
    • synonyms: crest, crown, peak, summit, top

TIP verb

Definition of tip (verb)

  1. cause to tilt
    • "tip the screen upward"
  2. mark with a tip
    • "tip the arrow with the small stone"
  3. give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
    • "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"
    • synonyms: bung, fee
  4. cause to topple or tumble by pushing
  5. to incline or bend from a vertical position
  6. walk on one's toes
  7. strike lightly
    • "He tapped me on the shoulder"
    • synonyms: tap
  8. give insider information or advise to
    • "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
    • synonyms: tip off
  9. remove the tip from
    • "tip artichokes"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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