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The last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow
“The tips of the Glencoe mountains.”
A sum of money given to someone as a reward for a service
“However, if you happen to be out with me, just don't expect me to cough up for a tip if the service has been average or lousy.”
A place where rubbish is left
“Sadly now the road is grid-locked most days, the factory is on the verge of closing, the picturesque view of what used to be a boathouse now appears to be a rubbish tip and no-one cares.”
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.”
A small but useful piece of practical advice
“My tip is to pop a couple of pieces of dark chocolate into the gravy to add extra richness.”
The pointed or rounded end or extremity of something slender or tapering
“The plesiosaur limb has a specific shape - it tapers towards its tip to reduce drag, unlike the oar-like shape of the rowing limb.”
A small piece or part fitted to the end of an object
“If the poles are planted with the rubber tip first they are fairly quiet.”
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.”
Knock over; cause to lean
“A whale could tip over a small boat.”
Attach to or cover the end or extremity of
“Forests covered the planet with natural formations of mighty mountains tipped with snow.”
Overbalance so as to fall or turn over
“I felt horrible when my recycling bin was filled with so much water that I couldn't tip it over to empty it.”
Be or cause to be in a sloping position with one end or side higher than the other
“The boat had become lodged by the current close to the bridge and was partly trapped under the bridge support, causing the boat to begin to tip on to its side.”
Predict as likely to win or achieve something
“Now you tipped Villa to go down last season and they finished sixth - who's your tip for relegation next year?”
Strike or touch lightly
“I tipped his hoof with the handle of a knife.”
Give inside information
“It can be hard enough to know how much to tip waiters, porters, and taxi drivers in the UK.”
“I tip the contents of the unmarked fired-pottery flask into my mouth and splutter.”
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