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Overview of noun tip

The noun tip has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (9) tip

(the extreme end of something; especially something pointed)

2. (3) gratuity, tip, pourboire, baksheesh, bakshish, bakshis, backsheesh

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

3. (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")

4. point, tip, peak

(a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points")

5. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit

(the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit")

Overview of verb tip

The verb tip has 9 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) tip

(cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward")

2. (1) tip

(mark with a tip; "tip the arrow with the small stone")

3. tip, fee, bung

(give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward")

4. topple, tumble, tip

(cause to topple or tumble by pushing)

5. lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle

(to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister")

6. tiptoe, tip, tippytoe

(walk on one's toes)

7. tap, tip

(strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder")

8. tip off, tip

(give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot")

9. tip

(remove the tip from; "tip artichokes") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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