English Synonyms and Antonyms
To tilt or tip is to throw out of a horizontal position by raising one side or end or lowering the other; the words are closely similar, but tilt suggests more of fluctuation or instability. Slant and slope are said of things somewhat fixed or permanent in a position out of the horizontal or perpendicular; the roof slants, the hill slopes. Incline is a more formal word for tip, and also for slant or slope. To cant is to set slantingly; in many cases tip and cant might be interchanged, but tip is more temporary, often momentary; one tips a pail so that the water flows over the edge; a mechanic cants a table by making or setting one side higher than the other. A vessel careens in the wind; lists, usually, from shifting of cargo, from water in the hold, etc. Careening is always toward one side or the other; listing may be forward or astern as well. To heel over is the same as to careen, and must be distinguished from "keel over," which is to capsize.
the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
gratuity, tip, pourboire, baksheesh, bakshish, bakshis, backsheeshnoun
a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hintnoun
an indication of potential opportunity
"he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
hint, touch, flatus, mite, farting, lead-in, wind, crest, atomic number 82, nothingness, pinch, crown, suggestion, jot, confidential information, bakshis, peak, leading, breaking wind, soupcon, bullock, point, pourboire, tether, lead, wind instrument, lead story, trail, clue, baksheesh, lede, winding, steer, tinge, leash, gratuity, fart, star, malarkey, idle words, malarky, bakshish, jazz, jumper cable, jumper lead, air current, booster cable, intimation, principal, current of air, top, trace, pencil lead, breath, speck, summit, backsheesh, track, spark advance, twist
point, tip, peaknoun
a V shape
"the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
hint, bloom, heyday, wind, spot, pinnacle, crest, dot, breaker point, stop, head, full stop, confidential information, bakshis, gunpoint, visor, peak, point, gratuity, pourboire, vizor, lead, point in time, prime, superlative, percentage point, baksheesh, apex, full point, steer, eyeshade, efflorescence, bill, level, extremum, elevation, stage, degree, pointedness, bakshish, meridian, blossom, period, power point, acme, detail, decimal point, distributor point, flower, flush, item, top, compass point, tiptop, vertex, summit, crown, backsheesh, height
peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summitverb
the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
"the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"
wind, hint, top of the inning, cap, bloom, heyday, diadem, efflorescence, treetop, bakshis, teetotum, pate, crown, upper side, backsheesh, visor, confidential information, crest, round top, circus tent, peak, poll, elevation, point, pourboire, upside, lead, vizor, prime, big top, baksheesh, apex, steer, pennant, eyeshade, bill, extremum, top side, whirligig, bakshish, meridian, blossom, acme, gratuity, pinnacle, flower, flush, cover, spinning top, summit meeting, jacket crown, top, superlative, jacket, tiptop, vertex, summit, crownwork, height
cause to tilt
"tip the screen upward"
mark with a tip
"tip the arrow with the small stone"
tip, fee, bungverb
give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
"Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"
topple, tumble, tipverb
cause to topple or tumble by pushing
whirl around, lean, tippytoe, tip off, topple, bung, get onto, catch on, break down, collapse, tiptoe, latch on, fee, tilt, cotton on, whirl, crumble, get it, tumble, tap, twig, angle, crumple, get wise, slant
lean, tilt, tip, slant, angleverb
to incline or bend from a vertical position
"She leaned over the banister"
tiptoe, tip, tippytoeverb
walk on one's toes
"He tapped me on the shoulder"
tip off, tipverb
give insider information or advise to
"He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
remove the tip from
point of pencil tip of pencil
this is a pointSubmitted by rinat on August 20, 2019
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How to use tip in a sentence?
American Express is the tip of the iceberg in terms of corporate wokeness.
The market is naturally settling in, taking a breather until the scales tip either way to commence the next move to continued to new heights or a consolidated pullback.
Anyone that has a tip on a cold case and/or a real case or anything that can get the person that did the crime prosecuted, that's the goal, really, meet, Marry, Murder.
What we have discovered may only be the tip of the iceberg in terms of what can be discovered as imaging techniques are enhanced, the manuscript is extremely valuable and incredibly important — yet there may still be so much we don't know about it.
The dire straits Ukraine's fighters find themselves in are not so much about delays in delivering the arms we've agreed to send - it's more that those arms aren't sufficient to tip the balance on the battlefield, unfortunately we, and none more than the Ukrainians, are learning how costly it can be when we fail to deter war.
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- أسلة, بقشيش, إخبارية, إكرامية, بخشيش, تلميحArabic
- punxa, punta, propina, indiciCatalan, Valencian
- ein Trinkgeld geben, Spitze, Trinkgeld, TippGerman
- κορυφή, αιχμή, φιλοδώρημα, [[δίνω]] [[φιλοδώρημα]]Greek
- propina, dar propinaSpanish
- نوک, توکPersian
- tippi, kärki, juomaraha, neuvoFinnish
- bonne-main, conseil, pointe, pourliche, astuce, extrémité, bout, décharge, pourboire, tuyauFrench
- síneadh láimheIrish
- gliocasScottish Gaelic
- שפיץ, קצה, תשר, רמזHebrew
- borravaló, tippHungarian
- drinkopekunio, gratifiketoIdo
- punta, discarica, mancia, estremità, lasciare manciaItalian
- タバコ銭, 心づけ, 先, チップ, 助言, 先端, 祝儀, 内報Japanese
- DrénkgeldLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- arbat pinigusLithuanian
- kūreitanga, pōkanekane, tīwhiri, kāmata, hiku, takohaMāori
- vuilnisbelt, stortplaats, drinkgeld, hint, punt, stort, fooi, tip, tippenDutch
- czubek, napiwek, wskazówkaPolish
- gorjeta, dica, pico, ponta, [[dar]] [[gorjeta]]Portuguese
- наконечник, чаевые, наводка, намёк, совет, остриё, свалка, подсказка, кончик, отвалRussian
- bakšiš, бакшишSerbo-Croatian
- nechať sprepitné, hrot, tringelt, rada, špica, sprepitné, tipSlovak
- tips, spets, tipp, dricks, tippa, soptippSwedish
- kiinua mgongoSwahili
- püf noktaTurkish
- bo, tiền bo, tiền thưởngVietnamese
- givön drinamoni, drinamonVolapük
- copete, ponteWalloon
- umbhanselo, isihloko, umbhanso, ithiphuZulu
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