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  • n  the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • n  a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
  • n  an indication of potential opportunity
    he got a tip on the stock market
  • n  a V shape
  • n  the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
  • v  cause to tilt
    tip the screen upward
  • v  mark with a tip
    tip the arrow with the small stone
  • v  give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
    Remember to tip the waiter
  • v  cause to topple or tumble by pushing
  • v  to incline or bend from a vertical position
  • v  walk on one's toes
  • v  strike lightly
  • v  give insider information or advise to
    He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot
  • v  remove the tip from
    tip artichokes

  • The best way to get good service is to tip beforehand that's especially true on cruise ships, where you're guaranteed to interact closely with the same staff members.
  • Any tips on tipping? Waiters prefer cash.
  • You learn how to clip the tip of the claw, which is very, very simple.
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