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Tip Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the extreme end of something; especially something pointed ,
  • a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter) ,
  • an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job" ,
  • a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points" ,
  • the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Tip'


  • Tips: Tips may refer to: Tip (advice), unsolicited advice on matters that may be of interest to you, usually offered at no cost. Tip (gratuity), ...
  • Tip: Tip may refer to: Science and technology : Tip (Unix utility), a software program for remote terminal sessions. Tip and ring , two wires in a ...
  • Wing tip: A wing tip is the part of the wing that is most distant from the fuselage of a fixed-wing aircraft . Because the wing tip shape influences ...
  • Q-Tip (musician): Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan Davis on April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper and record ...
  • Tipperary GAA: For a list of honours won by Tipperary in hurling, football, camogie and handall competitions see Tipperary GAA honours .: For a history of ...

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'Tip' example sentence in quotations


* Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. - Rabindranath Tagore

* For mad scientists who keep brains in jars, here's a tip Why not add a slice of lemon to each jar, for freshness. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

* Here's a good tip for when you go to the beach A sand dollar may look like a nice cracker that someone left, but trust me, they don't taste like it. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts


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