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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

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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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The 72-year-old Godfather actor now tips the scales at 28st 8lb and is getting even heavier thanks to midnight snacks of steak, lobster and chocolate.
The compact a:drive tips the scales at a mere 180g making it the best choice for lightweight portable solutions.
Summary: David Haye is undeterred as opponent Vladimir Klitschko tips the scales in a weigh-in ahead of a fight for the world heavyweight title.
Her son weighs 124 pounds, but he lugs around a pack that tips the scales at 25 to 30 pounds - enough to cause low back pain and muscle spasms, Temple-Hoon said, especially for teens who carry their hefty load too low or over one shoulder.
All the speed aside, Watts tips the scales at just about 195 pounds, not quite heavy enough to complement his 6-3 figure.