chip in

verb
chipped in; chipping in; chips in

Definition of chip in

intransitive verb

1 : contribute everyone chipped in for the gift
2 chiefly British : chime in sense 2

transitive verb

: contribute chip in five dollars

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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 Player to watch: Wallace hit 42.2 percent of his shots and 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and chipped in 5.0 rebounds per game, led the Roadrunners with 22 blocks and ranked second with 42 steals. Greg Luca, ExpressNews.com, "Jhivvan Jackson ready to reprise dominant scoring role as UTSA opens season," 4 Nov. 2019 The historical society continues to seek donations to fix water damage from a leak in the roof and hopes the state will chip in. Jeanne Houck, Cincinnati.com, "Greater Milford Area Historical Society to state: Help us fix museum," 3 Nov. 2019 Microwave remaining 9 tablespoons cream and 3 cups chips in a microwave-safe bowl on high 1 minute. Taylor Murray, Country Living, "White Chocolate Truffles," 30 Oct. 2019 Su didn’t mention any anticipated problems manufacturing either chip in sufficient quantity, though that’s one of the reasons the 3950X was delayed. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "AMD reports its highest revenue in 14 years, projects strong Q4 on Ryzen sales," 29 Oct. 2019 Still, even with Eovaldi chipping in an epic six-inning relief outing in an 18-inning World Series Game 3 loss, the Red Sox’s load management was remarkable. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "Nationals' circle of trust has been just six pitchers deep. Can the group see things through in World Series?," 28 Oct. 2019 There has been a steady increase in demersal fishing for sharks and rays for consumption as fish and chips in Australia. David Mckenzie And Brent Swails, CNN, "Has the great white shark really vanished from Cape Town's waters?," 28 Oct. 2019 Even if the Turks don’t talk about them, the nuclear weapons in Incirlik are on the table as bargaining chips in a dangerous geopolitical game between regional and global powers. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, "Could Someone Actually Steal a U.S. Nuke?," 25 Oct. 2019 The queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK are serving up a spicy order of fish and chips in EW’s exclusive sneak peek at the show’s new episode. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, "RuPaul's Drag Race UK," 24 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of chip in

1861, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1

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11 Nov 2019

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The first known use of chip in was in 1861

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