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Definition of "tip" []

  • The end of a pointed or projecting object. (noun)
  • A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else: the barbed tip of a harpoon. (noun)
  • To furnish with a tip. (verb-transitive)
  • To cover or decorate the tip of: tip strawberries with chocolate. (verb-transitive)
  • To remove the tip of: tip artichokes. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tip" in a sentence
  • "The lower portion of the sirloin, called the sirloin tip, is used for tip steaks or tip roast, but this is not a common cut in Mexico, and for a sirloin tip roast, order aguayón en trozo."
  • "This tip is actually selective since some people find chairs that they just have to use first but generally, it is better to look for the table first."
  • "Another tip is always carry some arrows with field points while on stand, if you want to shoot some small game to pass the time you don 't need to waste exspensive broadheads."