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Etymology

from Middle High German tippen “tap”.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
tip

Plural
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  1. (obsolete) In the sense of gratuity, originally a small amount of beverage (i.e. tipple) left in a glass for the bartender.
  2. A small amount of money left for a bartender, waiter, taxi driver or other servant as a token of appreciation.
  3. A small amount of information (see hint, clue).
  4. The point of something; e.g. the sharp end of a pencil.
  5. (UK) An area or a place for dumping something, such as rubbish or refuse, as from a mine; a heap (see tipple).

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Verb

Infinitive
to tip

Third person singular
tipp

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to tip (third-person singular simple present tipp, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To inform police or investigators of a potential clue.
  2. To inform a trader of inside information regarding a company’s performance.
  3. To cause something to lean to a side, as tipping a sailboat over.
  4. (UK) To throw out, as in rubbish or trash.

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Catalan

Adjective

tip m. (feminine tipa, masculine plural tips, feminine plural tipes)

Singular
tip
tipa f.

Plural
tips m.
tipes f.

  1. full, as in sated or satisfied (including to excess)

Noun

tip m. (plural tips)

Singular
tip m.

Plural
tips m.

  1. excess (of food or drink)

Croatian

Noun

tip m.

  1. type

Romanian

Etymology

French type, [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] typus

Pronunciation

Noun

tip m. (plural tipi; feminine form tipă)

  1. guy

Declension


Noun

tip n. (plural tipuri)

  1. prototype, model
  2. type, style

Declension


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Slovene

Pronunciation

Noun

tip

  1. type

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