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tip

 
Noun tip has 5 senses
  1. tip - the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
    --1 is a kind of
    end
    --1 has particulars: fingertip; tiptoe
    Derived forms: verb tip9, verb tip2
  2. gratuity, tip, pourboire, baksheesh, bakshish, bakshis, backsheesh - a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    --2 is a kind of fringe benefit, perquisite, perk
    --2 has particulars: Christmas box
    Derived form: verb tip3
  3. tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint - an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
    --3 is a kind of guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction
    Derived form: verb tip8
  4. point, tip, peak - a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
    --4 is a kind of convex shape, convexity
    --4 is a part of
     cone, conoid, cone shape; alpenstock; sword, blade, brand, steel; pencil; arrowhead; knife
    --4 has particulars: widow's peak; cusp; head
  5. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit - the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"
    --5 is a kind of topographic point, place, spot
    --5 has particulars: hilltop, brow; pinnacle; mountain peak
Verb tip has 9 senses
  1. tip - cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward"
    --1 is one way to
    reorient
    Derived form: noun tipper2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. tip - mark with a tip; "tip the arrow with the small stone"
    --2 is one way to
    mark
    Derived form: noun tip1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. tip, fee, bung - give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"
    --3 is one way to give, gift, present
    Derived forms: noun tip2, noun tipper1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody something
  4. topple, tumble, tip - cause to topple or tumble by pushing
    --4 is one way to push, force
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle - to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
    --5 is one way to bend, flex
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  6. tiptoe, tip, tippytoe - walk on one's toes
    --6 is one way to walk
    Sample sentence:
    The children tip to the playground
  7. tap, tip - strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder"
    --7 is one way to strike
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. tip off, tip - give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
    --8 is one way to advise, counsel
    Derived form: noun tip3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  9. tip - remove the tip from; "tip artichokes"
    --9 is one way to
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Derived form: noun tip1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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