Synonyms for tip

Synonyms for (noun) tip

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: counsel, counseling, counselling, direction, guidance

Definition: something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: topographic point, spot, place

Definition: a point located with respect to surface features of some region

Usage: this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet


Synonyms: tip

Definition: the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

Similar words: end, terminal

Definition: either extremity of something that has length

Usage: 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


Synonyms: tip, backsheesh, baksheesh, bakshis, bakshish, pourboire, gratuity

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

Similar words: perk, perquisite, fringe benefit

Definition: an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

Usage: a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job


Synonyms: point, tip, peak

Definition: a V shape

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

Similar words: convex shape, convexity

Definition: a shape that curves or bulges outward

Synonyms for (verb) tip

Synonyms: tip

Definition: remove the tip from

Usage: tip artichokes

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: 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


Synonyms: tip

Definition: mark with a tip

Usage: tip the arrow with the small stone

Similar words: mark

Definition: make or leave a mark on

Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads


Synonyms: tip, tip off

Definition: give insider information or advise to

Usage: He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot

Similar words: advise, rede, counsel

Definition: give advice to

Usage: The teacher counsels troubled students; The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud


Synonyms: tip, tap

Definition: strike lightly

Usage: He tapped me on the shoulder

Similar words: strike

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead


Synonyms: tip, tippytoe, tiptoe

Definition: walk on one's toes

Similar words: walk

Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

Usage: 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


Synonyms: slant, tilt, tip, angle, lean

Definition: to incline or bend from a vertical position

Usage: She leaned over the banister

Similar words: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend


Synonyms: tip

Definition: cause to tilt

Usage: tip the screen upward

Similar words: reorient

Definition: cause to turn


Synonyms: tumble, tip, topple

Definition: cause to topple or tumble by pushing

Similar words: push, force

Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: gift, give, present

Definition: give as a present; make a gift of

Usage: What will you give her for her birthday?