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Dictionary definition for: Tip

1. (n) the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

2. (v) cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward"

3. (n) a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

4. (v) mark with a tip; "tip the arrow with the small stone"

5. (n) an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market" "a good lead for a job"

6. (v) give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation; "Remember to tip the waiter" "fee the steward"

7. (n) a V shape; "the cannibal''s teeth were filed to sharp points"

8. (v) cause to topple or tumble by pushing

9. (n) the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent" "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"

10. (v) to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"

11. (v) walk on one''s toes

12. (v) strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder"

13. (v) give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"

14. (v) remove the tip from; "tip artichokes"

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