Definitions of tip

  1. To fall headlong; to die. To tip the wink, to wink to another as a sign.
  2. To lean; tilt.
  3. To tap.
  4. To give a small gratuity, or secret information ( to).
  5. To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.
  6. To strike slightly; to tap.
  7. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant.
  8. To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.
  9. To slant or tilt; to form a point to; cover the end of; strike lightly; colloquially, to give a private hint to; colloquially, give a small present to, as a waiter.
  10. To form a point to: to cover the tip or end of:- pr. p. tipping; pa. t. and pa. p. tipped.
  11. To form a tip to; cover the tip of.
  12. To fall on, or incline to, one side.
  13. To lean, slant, or fall over.
  14. mark with a tip; " tip the arrow with the small stone"
  15. walk on one's toes
  16. cause to tip or tilt
  17. To form a point to; to cover the tip, top or end of; to tap; to lower one end; to cant.
  18. Tipping.
  19. a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered ( as by a waiter)
  20. an indication of potential opportunity; " he got a tip on the stock market"; " a good lead for a job"
  21. a V shape; " the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
  22. the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  23. remove the tip from; " tip artichokes"
  24. give insider information or advise to; " He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
  25. strike lightly; " He tapped me on the shoulder"
  26. cause to tilt; " tip the screen upward"
  27. The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.
  28. An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.
  29. A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.
  30. A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.
  31. Rubbish thrown from a quarry.
  32. A light touch or blow; a tap.
  33. A gift; a douceur; a fee.
  34. A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like.
  35. A point or end of anything small; nozzle; colloquially, a small fee or present; as, a tip to a walter; colloquially, a private hint, especially in betting.
  36. The top or point of anything small: the end.
  37. The extreme end; point.
  38. The point or extremity of anything tapering; end.
  39. A small gift of money; a helpful hint.
  40. The small pointed extremity of anything; an auther.
  41. The point or extremity of anything small; the end; a slight blow; a hint; a small present in money.
  42. Tipped.
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