Definitions for tip

Definitions for (noun) tip

Main entry: lead, confidential information, wind, tip, steer, hint

Definition: an indication of potential opportunity

Usage: he got a tip on the stock market; a good lead for a job

Main entry: peak, summit, tip, top, crest, crown

Definition: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

Usage: the view from the peak was magnificent; they clambered to the tip of Monadnock; the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

Main entry: tip

Definition: the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

Main entry: tip, backsheesh, baksheesh, bakshis, bakshish, pourboire, gratuity

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

Main entry: point, tip, peak

Definition: a V shape

Usage: the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points

Definitions for (verb) tip

Main entry: tip

Definition: remove the tip from

Usage: tip artichokes

Main entry: tip

Definition: mark with a tip

Usage: tip the arrow with the small stone

Main entry: tip, tip off

Definition: give insider information or advise to

Usage: He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot

Main entry: tip, tap

Definition: strike lightly

Usage: He tapped me on the shoulder

Main entry: tip, tippytoe, tiptoe

Definition: walk on one's toes

Main entry: slant, tilt, tip, angle, lean

Definition: to incline or bend from a vertical position

Usage: She leaned over the banister

Main entry: tip

Definition: cause to tilt

Usage: tip the screen upward

Main entry: tumble, tip, topple

Definition: cause to topple or tumble by pushing

Main entry: fee, tip, bung

Definition: give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on

Usage: Remember to tip the waiter; fee the steward

Visual thesaurus for tip