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Synonyms for tip

end

cap

reward

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hint

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tip over

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tip someone off

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tip something over

Synonyms for tip

to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

deviation from a particular direction

a material favor or gift, usually money, given in return for service

an item of advance or inside information given as a guide to action

to give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities

Synonyms for tip

the extreme end of something

a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

an indication of potential opportunity

the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

cause to tilt

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mark with a tip

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give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on

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cause to topple or tumble by pushing

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walk on one's toes

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strike lightly

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give insider information or advise to

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remove the tip from

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One senior economist said: "This could tip the balance.
If healthy, Dodgers pitchers Kevin Brown, pictured, and Darren Dreifort might tip the balance of power in the NL West.
Rhydymwyn had beaten us twice previously this season so this was a big test for us and the lads really turned it on, " beamed the delighted team boss after star performer Dale Milne had fired two first-half goals to tip the balance.
Herre studies how small changes in the damage done by tiny nematode worms to the wasps they prey on-another example of virulence-can tip the balance among worms, wasps, the figs that the wasps pollinate, and the fruit bats that eat the figs.
A North West Wales NHS spokesman said: "Although the bursary itself is rather modest over the five-year course, it is hoped that it might tip the balance in terms of an individual deciding that he or she can afford to pursue a career in medicine.
Just doubling power plant waste to 6 percent, even with the installation of catalytic converters on most plants before midsummer, could tip the balance into unhealthy air, regulators say.
Younkin proposes that a slight reduction in PKC could tip the balance away from the secretase pathway, and toward the beta amyloid-generating lysosomal pathway.
In Munster the big clash sees old foes Cork and Kerry pitted together in one semi- final with Cork's crop of All-Ireland medal winners from last year expected to tip the balance in their favour.
Additionally, the sheer amount of human traffic generated by the development would tip the balance of the fragile ecosystem established between the hatchery and adjacent wetlands, where as many as 100 egrets nest every winter, Adams said.
But now the discovery of a distant cloud of atomic hydrogen, made during a radio survey of vast regions of the heavens, might tip the balance in favor of the top-down model.
But Carling's long association with the competition, from its beginning in 1992, is expected to tip the balance in their favour.
The ultimate aim of the endostatin trial, and a separate angiostatin trial expected to begin early next year, is to see whether treating patients with either protein can tip the balance against the tumor.
But estrogen's cardiovascular benefits, reported in the same journal, may tip the balance in favor of the hormone.
They reckon increasing oil prices, and fears that the pound could slide and push up import costs, might tip the balance.
The volume of assistance to local government, homeowners and businesses nevertheless continues to help tip the balance in favor of recovery.