tip (Meaning)

Wordnet

tip (n)

the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

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

an indication of potential opportunity

a V shape

the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

Wordnet

tip (v)

cause to tilt

mark with a tip

give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on

cause to topple or tumble by pushing

to incline or bend from a vertical position

walk on one's toes

strike lightly

give insider information or advise to

remove the tip from

Webster

tip (n.)

The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.

An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.

A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.

A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.

Rubbish thrown from a quarry.

A light touch or blow; a tap.

A gift; a douceur; a fee.

A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like.

Webster

tip (v. t.)

To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.

To strike slightly; to tap.

To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant.

To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.

Webster

tip (v. i.)

To fall on, or incline to, one side.

tip Sentence Examples

  1. The waitress received a generous tip for her excellent service.
  2. The tip of the iceberg is often the most visible part, but there is much more beneath the surface.
  3. The sharp tip of the knife pierced through the meat like butter.
  4. We hiked to the tip of Mount Everest, experiencing breathtaking views.
  5. The top tip for success is to work hard and persevere.
  6. The artist used a brush with a fine tip to create intricate details.
  7. The tip of the umbrella protected me from the pouring rain.
  8. The tip of my finger was numb after touching a hot stove.
  9. The tip of the fishing rod twitched, indicating a bite.
  10. The bill included a 15% tip, which we happily paid.

FAQs About the word tip

the extreme end of something; especially something pointed, a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter), an indication of po

suggestion,advice, recommendation, instruction, pointer,hint, direction, solution, assistance, feedback

ancient history,ancient history, open secret,open secret,

The waitress received a generous tip for her excellent service.

The tip of the iceberg is often the most visible part, but there is much more beneath the surface.

The sharp tip of the knife pierced through the meat like butter.

We hiked to the tip of Mount Everest, experiencing breathtaking views.