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Definition 1: an indication of potential opportunity - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got a tip on the stock market
  • a good lead for a job

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

Definition 2: the extreme end of something; especially something pointed - [noun denoting location]

(tip is a kind of ...) either extremity of something that has length

"the end of the pier" "she knotted the end of the thread" "they rode to the end of the line" "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"

(... is a kind of tip ) the end (tip) of a finger

(... is a kind of tip ) the tip of a toe

(... is a kind of tip ) a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures

Definition 3: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill) - [noun denoting location]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) a point located with respect to surface features of some region

"this is a nice place for a picnic" "a bright spot on a planet"

(... is a kind of tip ) the peak of a hill

"the sun set behind the brow of distant hills"

(... is a kind of tip ) a lofty peak

(... is a kind of tip ) the summit of a mountain

Definition 4: a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter) - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

"a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"

(... is a kind of tip ) a present given at Christmas for services during the year

Definition 5: a V shape - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) a shape that curves or bulges outward

(... is a kind of tip ) the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)

(... is a kind of tip ) small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth

(... is a kind of tip ) a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead

(... is part of tip) a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

(... is part of tip) a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood

(... is part of tip) a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

(... is part of tip) the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow

(... is part of tip) a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point

(... is part of tip) a stout staff with a metal point; used by mountain climbers

Definition 6: mark with a tip - [verb of change]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tip the arrow with the small stone

(tip is a kind of ...) make or leave a mark on

"the scouts marked the trail" "ash marked the believers' foreheads"

Definition 7: remove the tip from - [verb of change]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tip artichokes

(tip is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

Definition 8: give insider information or advise to - [verb of communication]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) give advice to

"The teacher counsels troubled students" "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"

Definition 9: strike lightly - [verb of contact]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He tapped me on the shoulder

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

"The teacher struck the child" "the opponent refused to strike" "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

(... is a kind of tip ) strike or tap firmly

"the doctor percussed his chest and back"

Definition 10: walk on one's toes - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Definition 11: to incline or bend from a vertical position - [verb of motion]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She leaned over the banister

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) form a curve

"The stick does not bend"

(... is a kind of tip ) be at an angle

"The terrain sloped down"

(... is a kind of tip ) cause to slope

(... is a kind of tip ) tilt to one side

"The balloon heeled over" "the wind made the vessel heel" "The ship listed to starboard"

(... is a kind of tip ) move the upper body backwards and down

Definition 12: cause to tilt - [verb of motion]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tip the screen upward

(tip is a kind of ...) cause to turn

(... is a kind of tip ) tip laterally

"the pilot had to bank the aircraft"

Definition 13: cause to topple or tumble by pushing - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) move with force

"He pushed the table into a corner"

Definition 14: give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on - [verb of possession]

Samples where tip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Remember to tip the waiter
  • fee the steward

Synonyms for tip in the sense of this definition

(tip is a kind of ...) give as a present; make a gift of

"What will you give her for her birthday?"

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