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tip

noun

1 tip

The extreme end of something; especially something pointed.

Dutch: punt
Polish: czubek, koniuszczek, koniuszek



2 tip

A relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter).

synonyms: backsheesh, baksheesh, bakshis, bakshish, gratuity, pourboire.

Dutch: douceur, drinkgeld, fooi, tip
Polish: napiwek

3 tip

An indication of potential opportunity:
— He got a tip on the stock market.

synonyms: confidential information, hint, lead, steer, wind.

Polish: cynk

4 tip

A V shape.

synonyms: peak, point.

Roget 67: end, close, termination; desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega; extreme, ... show more

5 tip

The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill):
— They clambered to the tip of Monadnock.

synonyms: crest, crown, peak, summit, top.

Roget 973: reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, reguerdon; price.    [payment for damage or debt] indemnity, indemnification; quittance; compensation; reparation, redress, ... show more

Roget 210: summit, summity; top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, ... show more

Dutch: apex, bergtop, kruin, piek, top

verb

1 tip

Cause to tilt.

Roget 223: cover; superpose, superimpose; overlay, overspread; wrap etc. 225; encase, incase; face, case, veneer, ... show more

Roget 784: deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of; hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over; assign dower.    present, give away, dispense, dispose of; ... show more

2 tip

Mark with a tip.

3 tip

Give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on:
— Remember to tip the waiter.

synonyms: bung, fee.

Roget 973: reward, recompense, repay, requite; remunerate, munerate; compensate; fee; pay one's footing etc. (pay) 807; make amends, indemnify, ... show more

4 tip

Cause to topple or tumble by pushing.

synonyms: topple, tumble.

5 tip

To incline or bend from a vertical position.

synonyms: angle, lean, slant, tilt.

Dutch: leunen, overhangen, overhellen, uitwijken

6 tip

Walk on one's toes.

synonyms: tippytoe, tiptoe.

7 tip

Strike lightly.

synonym: tap.

Dutch: aantikken, tikken

8 tip

Give insider information or advise to:
— He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot.

synonym: tip off.

Dutch: inseinen, tippen

9 tip

Remove the tip from.


Moby thesaurus: Thule, Trinkgeld, Ultima Thule, acme, aculeus, acumination, admonish, advice, advise, alert, alerting, alveolar ridge, alveolus, angularity, apex, apogee, arytenoid cartilages, ascend, auger, back ... show more.

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