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tipped () 

Definitions

past participle of verb, past tense of verb

  1. of tip

tip1 (tɪp Pronunciation for tip1

Definitions

noun

  1. the extreme end of something, esp a narrow or pointed end
  2. the top or summit
  3. a small piece forming an extremity or end   ⇒ a metal tip on a cane

verb

Word forms:  tips,  tipping,  tipped
(transitive)
  1. to adorn or mark the tip of
  2. to cause to form a tip

Derived Forms

ˈtipless adjective

Word Origin

C15: from Old Norse typpa; related to Middle Low German, Middle Dutch tip

tip2 (tɪp Pronunciation for tip2

Definitions

verb

Word forms:  tips,  tipping,  tipped
  1. to tilt or cause to tilt
  2. usually foll by over or up to tilt or cause to tilt, so as to overturn or fall
  3. (British) to dump (rubbish, etc)
  4. See tip one's hat

noun

  1. the act of tipping or the state of being tipped
  2. (British) a dump for refuse, etc

Derived Forms

ˈtippable adjective

Word Origin

C14: of uncertain origin; related to top1, topple

Synonyms

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= dump, empty, ditch, unload, pour out
= dump, midden, rubbish heap, refuse heap

tip3 (tɪp Pronunciation for tip3

Definitions

noun

  1. a payment given for services in excess of the standard charge; gratuity
  2. a helpful hint, warning, or other piece of information
  3. a piece of inside information, esp in betting or investing

verb

Word forms:  tips,  tipping,  tipped
  1. to give a tip to (a person)

Word Origin

C18: perhaps from tip4

Synonyms

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= gratuity, gift, reward, present, sweetener, perquisite, baksheesh, pourboire
= hint, suggestion, piece of information, piece of advice, gen, pointer, piece of inside information, heads up
= reward, remunerate, give a tip to, sweeten
= predict, back, recommend, think of

tip4 (tɪp Pronunciation for tip4

Definitions

verb

Word forms:  tips,  tipping,  tipped
(transitive)
  1. to hit or strike lightly
  2. to hit (a ball) indirectly so that it glances off the bat in cricket

noun

  1. a light blow
  2. a glancing hit in cricket

Word Origin

C13: perhaps from Low German tippen

-tipped (tɪpt) 

Definitions

adjective

  1. having a small piece that forms the front or an end of something
  2. (of the tip of something) that has been dipped in a liquid or powder

Example Sentences Including 'tipped'

COM understands that Hopper is among the stars tipped to work with the group.
NME (New Musical Express) (2002)
He was also a crucial member of the McConnell team the second time around, and has been widely tipped for promotion.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Now I'm convinced that they must have been tipped off by someone close to the heart of the operation.
MacNeill, Alastair Code Breaker
People who worked behind the scenes, in places like utility rooms, never got tipped.
Smith, Evelyn E Miss Melville Regrets
Ribeiro then tipped a Sheldon Souray point shot on another power play at 11: 19 of the third.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Rosanna's mattress had been dragged onto the floor, and her dressing-table drawers had been tipped everywhere.
Kippax, Frank The Scar
The radio station, Onda Cero, reported yesterday that Spanish authorities had been tipped off by Egypt about a possible attack on Mr Blair.
Irish Times (2002)
Uruguayan Forlan almost gave United a third-minute lead but his header was tipped over by Paul Gerrard.
Liverpool Daily Post and Echo (2002)
When the pot-pourri mixtures are ready they should be tipped into attractive containers.
Stickland, Sue Planning the Organic Herb Garden

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