tip

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. overturn, capsize, upset; incline, slant, tilt, topple; reward. See payment. —n. point, end; apex, summit; clue, hint, warning, pointer; gratuity, gift, fee, perquisite, pourboire. See height, giving, covering.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The point]
Syn. apex, peak, top, summit, cap, nip, stub; see also point 2 .
Ant. bottom*, middle, body.
2. [A gratuity]
Syn. reward, gift, compensation, fee, small change, money, lagniappe, pourboire (French), baksheesh, handout*, grease*, Boston quarter*; see also pay 2 .
3. [*A bit of information]
Syn. hint, clue, warning, pointer, suggestion, inkling, whisper, inside information, advice, a word to the wise*, dope*, inside wire*, hot steer*, in*, bug*, bang*, buzz*; see also knowledge 1 , news 1 .
v.
Syn. slant, incline, shift; see bend 1 , lean 1 , tilt 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. information *word to the wise, advice, *pointer, *hot tip, suggestion, helpful hint, clue, warning, tip-off, inkling.
2. gratuity percentage, compensation, consideration.
3. point nib, head, top, peak, pinnacle, apex, summit, crown.
II
v.
1. compensate *take care of, pay, reward for service.
2. tilt incline, overturn, upend, capsize, upset, topple, slant, lean, turn over, cant.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun Deviation from a particular direction: cant1, grade, gradient, heel2, inclination, incline, lean1, list2, rake2, slant, slope, tilt. See RISE, STRAIGHT. II verb To give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities. Also used with off: inform, talk, tattle. Slang: fink, rat, sing, snitch, squeal, stool. Idiom: blow the whistle. See KNOWLEDGE, LAW.
V
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A sharp or tapered end: acicula, acumination, apex, cusp, mucro, mucronation, point. See SHARP.
VI
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal: cant1, heel2, incline, lean1, list2, rake2, slant, slope, tilt. See STRAIGHT.
VII
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A material favor or gift, usually money, given in return for service: cumshaw, gratuity, largess, perquisite. See GIVE, TRANSACTIONS. 2. An item of advance or inside information given as a guide to action: pointer, steer. Informal: tip-off. See KNOWLEDGE.

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