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tip 1

1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else: the barbed tip of a harpoon.
tr.v. tipped, tip·ping, tips
1. To furnish with a tip.
2. To cover or decorate the tip of: tip strawberries with chocolate.
3. To remove the tip of: tip artichokes.
4. To dye the ends of (hair or fur) in order to blend or improve appearance.
Phrasal Verb:
tip in Printing
To attach (an insert) in a book by gluing along the binding edge: tip in a color plate.
tip of the iceberg
A small evident part or aspect of something largely hidden.

[Middle English.]

tip 2

v. tipped, tip·ping, tips
1. To push or knock over; overturn or topple: bumped the table and tipped a vase.
2. To move to a slanting position; tilt: tipped the rearview mirror slightly downward; a weight that tipped the balance. See Synonyms at slant.
3. To touch or raise (one's hat) in greeting.
4. Chiefly British
a. To empty (something) by overturning; dump.
b. To dump (rubbish, for example).
1. To topple over; overturn: The trash can tipped over in the wind.
2. To be tilted; slant: The cabinet tipped toward the wall.
1. The act of tipping.
2. A tilt or slant; an incline.
3. Chiefly British An area or a place for dumping something, such as rubbish.
tip (one's) hand
To reveal one's resources or intentions.
tip the scales
1. To register weight (at a certain amount).
2. To offset the balance of a situation.

[Middle English tippen.]

tip 3

v. tipped, tip·ping, tips
1. To strike gently; tap.
a. Baseball To hit (a pitched ball) with the side of the bat so that it glances off.
b. Sports To tap or deflect (a ball or puck, for example), especially in scoring.
1. Sports To deflect or glance off. Used of a ball or puck.
2. Lower Southern US To tiptoe.
1. A light blow; a tap.
2. Baseball A pitched ball that is tipped: a foul tip.

[From Middle English tippe, a tap, perhaps of Low German origin.]

tip 4

1. A small sum of money given to someone for performing a service; a gratuity.
a. A piece of confidential, advance, or inside information: got a tip on the next race.
b. A helpful hint: a column of tips on gardening.
v. tipped, tip·ping, tips
a. To give a tip to: tipped the waiter generously.
b. To give as a tip: He tipped a dollar and felt that it was enough.
2. To provide with a piece of confidential, advance, or inside information: a disgruntled gang member who tipped the police to the planned robbery.
To give tips or a tip: one who tips lavishly.
Phrasal Verb:
tip out
1. To distribute a portion of one's tips to (a co-worker): The servers tip out everyone who buses the tables.
2. To distribute (a portion of one's tips) to co-workers.

[Origin unknown.]

tip′per n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tipped - having a tip; or having a tip as specified (used in combination); "a rubber-tipped cane"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
untipped - not provided with a special tip; "untipped cigarettes"
2.tipped - departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontaltipped - departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the headstones were tilted"
inclined - at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane"
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ذو رأسٍ، ذو طَرَفٍ
med filter
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sem er meî tiltekinn enda/odd


[tɪpt] ADJ [cigarette] → con filtro
the end of the walking stick was tipped with metalla contera del bastón era de metal
they use arrows which are tipped with poisonutilizan flechas con las puntas envenenadas
the parrots' wings were tipped with redlos loros tenían los extremos de las alas de color rojo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[ˈtɪpt] adj (British)
[cigarette] → filtre inv, à bout filtre inv
(with something) arrows tipped with poison → des flèches empoisonnées
steel-tipped → à bout métallique, à embout de métal
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


[tɪpt] adj (Brit) (cigarette) → col filtro
steel-tipped → con la punta d'acciaio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(tip) noun
the small or thin end, point or top of something. the tips of my fingers.
verbpast tense, past participle tipped
to put, or form, a tip on. The spear was tipped with an iron point.
tipped adjective
having a tip of a particular kind. filter-tipped cigarettes; a white-tipped tail.
ˌtip-ˈtop adjective
excellent. The horse is in tip-top condition.
be on the tip of one's tongue
to be almost, but usually not, spoken or said. Her name is on the tip of my tongue (= I can't quite remember it); It was on the tip of my tongue to tell him (= I almost told him).
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Many other residents agree that bad service should not be tipped. Menna, an Emirati living in Dubai told Gulf News: "If service is bad, I absolutely wouldn't tip.
The rise of domestic tourism and the affluent middle class means that tour guides and drivers and other tourist staff have come to expect to be generously tipped.
The rise of domestic class means that tour guides and drivers and other tourist staff have come to expect to be generously tipped.
The Trump administration has said the plan is an attempt to help decrease wage disparities between tipped and non-tipped workers.
Labor Department proposal to change the handling of tipped income for restaurant employees.
Employers with tipped employees hoped that this amendment to New Hampshire's minimum wage law would make a meaningful change to how tipped employees can share their tips with other employees.
Thirty-three percent say they don't tip bartenders ('I didn't know bartenders here had to be tipped,' V says) while 20 percent say they don't tip food delivery guys.
Keywords: Cornell; restaurant industry; tipping; minimum wage; tipped minimum wage; restaurant employment; tip credits
The TripAdvisor guide says: "Bartenders in pubs and bars do not expect to be tipped. If, however, you have developed a rapport with the barman you can buy him a drink, although since this may not be permitted, they would take it as a tip of around PS1.
"It's a service job," he says, "so I feel like you should be tipped."
For example, Lynn and Simon (2000) speculated that male patrons tipped more because they were strongly influenced by sexual attraction towards the more attractive female servers.