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  1. tip-off(noun)

    inside information that something is going to happen

    Synonyms:
    tap-off

  2. tip-off, tap-off(verb)

    the act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball

    Synonyms:
    tip-off, tap-off

  3. tip off, tip(verb)

    give insider information or advise to

    "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"

    Synonyms:
    topple, tippytoe, tiptoe, slant, tumble, tap, lean, bung, angle, tip, fee, tilt

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How to say tip off in sign language?

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How to use tip off in a sentence?

  1. Ozcan Sisman:

    I did not want to prevent its passage if it belonged to MIT and carried aid but we had a tip off saying this truck was carrying weapons. We were obliged to investigate.

  2. Liviu Dragnea:

    You mustn't be under the illusion that only high-ranking officials or public servants are targets, nobody is safe. Absolutely everyone can be targeted by a tip-off which could lead to a conviction.

  3. John Boehner:

    Our government does not spy on Americans unless there are Americans who are doing things that tip off our law enforcement officials to an imminent threat. It was our law enforcement officials and those programs that helped us stop this person before he committed a heinous crime in our Capitol.

  4. Mizanur Rahman Bhuiya:

    Acting on a tip-off, the Rapid Action Battalion arrested them from an apartment.

  5. Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann:

    The Federal Criminal Police Office informed the Bavarian police on New Year’s Eve of the existence of a tip-off from a friendly intelligence agency that Islamic State plans a concrete attack, attacks tonight, at midnight at the Munich central station or/and Pasing (station), i believe this decision was right because I think we cannot take unnecessary risks when we are dealing with such concrete threats, concrete locations, and a concrete time.

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