tipoff


tipoff
tip / tipoff [n1] inside information bang*, bug*, buzz*, clue, cue, dope*, forecast, hint, in*, information, inkling, inside wire, knowledge, news, point, pointer, prediction, prompt, secret information, steer*, suggestion, two cents’ worth*, warning, whisper, word, word of advice, word to the wise*; concept 274 —Ant. silence tip [n2] very top apex, cap, crown, cusp, edge, end, extremity, head, nip, peak, point, stub, summit, tiptop, vertex; concept 836 —Ant. bottom, nadir tip [n3] gratuity paid compensation, cue, fee, gift, handout, lagniappe, money, one-way*, perk, perquisite, pourboire, reward, small change, something*, sweetener; concept 344 tip [v1] knock over; cause to lean bend, cant, capsize, careen, dump, empty, heel, incline, lean, list, overset, overturn, pour, recline, shift, slant, slope, spill, tilt, topple, topple over, turn over, unload, upend, upset, upturn; concepts 189,201,208 —Ant. straighten tip [v2] give inside information advise, caution, clue, cue, forewarn, give a clue, give a hint, give the low-down*, hint, prompt, steer, suggest, tip off, warn; concept 60 —Ant. conceal, hide

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