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    tip - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tip

    Definition
    (noun) the extreme end of something; especially something pointed Definition
    (noun) a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter) Definition
    (noun) an indication of potential opportunity
    Example Sentence
    • he got a tip on the stock market
    • a good lead for a job
    Definition
    (noun) a V shape
    Synonyms : peak , point
    Example Sentence
    • the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points
    Definition
    (noun) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    Synonyms : crest , crown , peak , summit , top
    Example Sentence
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit
    Definition
    (verb) cause to tilt
    Example Sentence
    • tip the screen upward
    Definition
    (verb) mark with a tip
    Example Sentence
    • tip the arrow with the small stone
    Definition
    (verb) give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
    Synonyms : bung , fee
    Example Sentence
    • Remember to tip the waiter
    • fee the steward
    Definition
    (verb) cause to topple or tumble by pushing
    Synonyms : topple , tumble
    Definition
    (verb) to incline or bend from a vertical position
    Synonyms : angle , lean , slant , tilt
    Example Sentence
    • She leaned over the banister
    Definition
    (verb) walk on one's toes
    Synonyms : tippytoe , tiptoe
    Definition
    (verb) strike lightly
    Synonyms : tap
    Example Sentence
    • He tapped me on the shoulder
    Definition
    (verb) give insider information or advise to
    Synonyms : tip off
    Example Sentence
    • He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot
    Definition
    (verb) remove the tip from
    Example Sentence
    • tip artichokes
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