the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
gratuity, tip, pourboire, baksheesh, bakshish, bakshis, backsheesh(noun)
a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint(noun)
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, peak(noun)
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, summit(verb)
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, bung(verb)
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, tip(verb)
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, angle(verb)
to incline or bend from a vertical position
"She leaned over the banister"
tiptoe, tip, tippytoe(verb)
walk on one's toes
"He tapped me on the shoulder"
tip off, tip(verb)
give insider information or advise to
"He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
remove the tip from
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.
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As technology becomes more sophisticated and people start to use their phones interactively for an increasing number of daily tasks, it would not be surprising if they also increasingly turned to electronic devices for help with personal, health and safety issues, the phone user needs to retain the power to choose what happens. Every domestic violence and sexual assault situation is different, and the phone won't know if the abuser suddenly re-enters the room, grabs the phone, or starts listening in. It's tempting to say that the phone should automatically dial 911, but that could lead to an increase in the number of accidental calls, limit emergency services' capacity to respond to actual urgent calls, and worst of all might tip off the perpetrator that his or her victim is trying to get help.
What we're seeing so far is just the tip of the iceberg, transboundary emergence of the virus, likely through movements of products containing infected pork, will almost certainly occur.
The court's summary rulings today in a pair of redistricting cases from North Carolina seem to drive home that the justices are not in a hurry to reconsider claims of partisan gerrymandering after sidestepping two major cases earlier this term, but that they will continue to pay close attention to claims that district lines were drawn due to race-based considerations, of course, whether Justice( Anthony) Kennedy's successor will tip the scales in favor or against these claims more categorically remains to be seen, so today's decisions are perhaps best understood as putting things into a holding pattern.
We know that this is only the tip of the iceberg and there are still hundreds and maybe thousands of families out there.
So, you could literally call with your tip today, pick up your money in cash next week and you're totally anonymous, there's no better deal in town than that.
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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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