chip in

chipped in; chipping in; chips in

Definition of chip in

transitive + intransitive verb

1 transitive + intransitive : contribute chip in five dollars everyone chipped in for the gift
2 intransitive, chiefly British : chime in sense 2

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Examples of chip in in a Sentence

we all chipped in and bought flowers for the secretaries forgive me in chipping in like this, but I think I know a better way to get to Trafalgar Square
Recent Examples on the Web Hospital and skilled nursing facility workers would be eligible for $1,500 stipends, rising to $2,000 per worker if employers chip in. John Myers, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2022 The top chip in the series has eight of AMD's Zen 3 cores, giving systems that use it more x86 CPU cores than any other Chromebook. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 5 May 2022 Soon sponsorships began rolling in: The Kresge Foundation, which expands opportunities for low-income individuals nationwide, was the first major group to chip in. Xander Peters, The Christian Science Monitor, 29 Mar. 2022 What is new, is that markets are now beginning to chip in. Mike O'sullivan, Forbes, 5 Nov. 2021 Chinese President Xi Jinping also launched a new ‘common prosperity’ drive earlier this year to address inequality and spread wealth more evenly across its economy—and Alibaba was quick to chip in. Grady Mcgregor, Fortune, 19 Oct. 2021 In for Equal Pay fund that will encourage other corporations and individual supporters to chip in. Macaela Mackenzie, Glamour, 28 July 2021 By including the chip in the training process, the authors showed that spiking neural networks could learn how to correct for the varying voltages on the BrainScaleS-2 chip. Quanta Magazine, 17 Feb. 2022 The group even set up a friendship fund where the women chip in just $25 a year to put away in case any of the members fall on hard times, are battling an illness, or need a bit of extra support. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 16 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of chip in

1861, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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19 May 2022

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“Chip in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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