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Definition of “tip” - Learner’s Dictionary

tip

verb     /tɪp/ ( present participle tipping, past tense and past participle tipped)
MOVE [I, T] to move so that one side is higher than the other side, or to make something move in this way: The table tipped and all the drinks fell on the floor.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting
tip sth into/onto/out of sth to make the contents of a container fall out by holding the container in a position where this happens: She tipped the contents of her purse onto the table.Movement of liquids
GIVE MONEY [I, T] to give an extra amount of money to a driver, someone working in a restaurant, etc to thank themPaying and spending money
be tipped as/to do/for sth UK If someone is tipped to achieve something, most people say it will happen: Christie was tipped to win the race.Possible and probable
(Definition of tip verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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