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tip3

tip3

pronunciation:
tIp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small gift, usu. money, given in appreciation for a service rendered.
synonyms:
gratuity, lagniappe, pourboire
similar words:
baksheesh, bonus, remuneration, reward
definition 2: a piece of privileged information likely to bring useful or profitable results to the receiver.
He gave me a tip on the horse race.
synonyms:
tip-off
similar words:
clue, pointer, steer, suggestion
definition 3: a small, useful idea; hint.
gardening tips
synonyms:
pointer, steer
similar words:
clue, hint, suggestion
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tipped, tipping, tips
definition: to give a tip to in return for a service.
similar words:
remunerate, reward
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to give someone a tip.
derivations: tipless (adj.), tippable (adj.), tipper (n.)