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(Entry 1 of 5)

1 a piece of advice or useful information especially from an expert
  • got some tips from a horticulturist on how to get my violets to bloom

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2 information not generally available to the public
  • investigators are trying to determine whether the investor illegally received a tip that the company's stock was about to plunge

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Synonyms of tip (Entry 2 of 5)

1 a small sum of money given for a service over and above what is due
  • gave our waiter an extra large tip for such fantastic service

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2 something given in addition to what is ordinarily expected or owed
  • a customer who always gives his paper carrier a very generous tip at Christmastime

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Synonyms of tip (Entry 3 of 5)

1 the act of positioning or an instance of being positioned at an angle
  • she didn't say anything but just acknowledged our presence with a tip of her head

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2 chiefly British a place where discarded materials (as trash) are dumped
  • you simply cannot dispose of leftover petrol at the tip

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Synonyms of tip (Entry 4 of 5)

the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow
  • the tip of a knitting needle

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tip

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of tip (Entry 5 of 5)

to set or cause to be at an angle
  • be careful because if you tip your cup any more, you'll spill your tea

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The first known use of tip was in the 14th century

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“Tip.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tip. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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