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Tip vs. Rip

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Tipnoun

The extreme end of something, especially when pointed; e.g. the sharp end of a pencil.

‘the tip of one's nose’;

Ripnoun

A tear (in paper, etc.).

Tipnoun

A piece of metal, fabric or other material used to cover the top of something for protection, utility or decoration.

‘a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.’;

Ripnoun

A type of tide or current.

Tipnoun

(music) The end of a bow of a stringed instrument that is not held.

Ripnoun

(Australia) A strong outflow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves.

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Tipnoun

A small piece of meat.

‘chicken tips over rice, pork tips, marinated alligator tips’;

Ripnoun

(slang) A comical, embarrassing, or hypocritical event or action.

Tipnoun

A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.

Ripnoun

(slang) A hit (dose) of marijuana.

Tipnoun

A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.

Ripnoun

A black mark given for substandard schoolwork.

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Tipnoun

The knocking over of a skittle.

Ripnoun

(slang) Something unfairly expensive, a rip-off.

Tipnoun

An act of tipping up or tilting.

Ripnoun

A wicker basket for fish.

Tipnoun

An area or a place for dumping something, such as rubbish or refuse, as from a mine; a heap (see tipple); a dump.

Ripnoun

A worthless horse; a nag.

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Tipnoun

Rubbish thrown from a quarry.

Ripnoun

An immoral man; a rake, a scoundrel.

Tipnoun

A recycling centre.

Ripverb

(transitive) To divide or separate the parts of (especially something flimsy such as paper or fabric), by cutting or tearing; to tear off or out by violence.

‘to rip a garment; to rip up a floor’;

Tipnoun

(colloquial) A very untidy place.

Ripverb

(intransitive) To tear apart; to rapidly become two parts.

‘My shirt ripped when it was caught on a bramble.’;

Tipnoun

The act of deflecting with one's fingers, especially the fingertips

Ripverb

(transitive) To get by, or as if by, cutting or tearing.

Tipnoun

A tram for expeditiously transferring coal.

Ripverb

To move quickly and destructively.

Tipnoun

A light blow or tap.

Ripverb

(woodworking) To cut wood along (parallel to) the grain. Contrast crosscut.

Tipnoun

A gratuity; a small amount of money left for a bartender, waiter, taxi driver or other servant as a token of appreciation.

Ripverb

To copy data from CD, DVD, Internet stream, etc. to a hard drive, portable device, etc.

Tipnoun

A piece of private or secret information, especially imparted by someone with expert knowledge about sporting odds, business performance etc.

Ripverb

To take a "hit" of marijuana.

Tipnoun

A piece of advice.

Ripverb

(slang) To fart.

Tipverb

(transitive) To provide with a tip; to cover the tip of.

Ripverb

To mock or criticize (someone or something). (often used with on)

Tipverb

(ergative) (To cause) to become knocked over, fall down or overturn.

Ripverb

To steal; to rip off.

Tipverb

(ergative) (To cause) to be, or come to be, in a tilted or sloping position; (to cause) to become unbalanced.

Ripverb

To move or act fast, to rush headlong.

Tipverb

To drink.

Ripverb

(archaic) To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; usually with up.

Tipverb

(transitive) To dump (refuse).

Ripverb

To surf extremely well.

Tipverb

To pour a libation or a liquid from a container, particularly from a forty of malt liquor.

Ripnoun

A wicker fish basket.

Tipverb

(transitive) To deflect with one′s fingers, especially one′s fingertips.

Ripnoun

A rent made by ripping, esp. by a seam giving way; a tear; a place torn; laceration.

Tipverb

To hit quickly and lightly; to tap.

Ripnoun

A term applied to a mean, worthless thing or person, as to a scamp, a debauchee, or a prostitute, or a worn-out horse.

Tipverb

To give a small gratuity to, especially to an employee of someone who provides a service.

‘In some cities waiters must be tipped.’;

Ripnoun

A body of water made rough by the meeting of opposing tides or currents.

Tipverb

To give, pass.

Ripverb

To divide or separate the parts of, by cutting or tearing; to tear or cut open or off; to tear off or out by violence; as, to rip a garment by cutting the stitches; to rip off the skin of a beast; to rip up a floor; - commonly used with up, open, off.

Tipverb

To give a piece of private information to; to inform (someone) of a clue, secret knowledge, etc.

Ripverb

To get by, or as by, cutting or tearing.

‘He 'll rip the fatal secret from her heart.’;

Tipnoun

The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.

‘To the very tip of the nose.’;

Ripverb

To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; - usually with up.

‘They ripped up all that had been done from the beginning of the rebellion.’; ‘For brethern to debate and rip up their falling out in the ear of a common enemy . . . is neither wise nor comely.’;

Tipnoun

An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.

Ripverb

To saw (wood) lengthwise of the grain or fiber.

Tipnoun

A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.

Ripnoun

a dissolute man in fashionable society

Tipnoun

A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.

Ripnoun

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart;

‘there was a rip in his pants’; ‘she had snags in her stockings’;

Tipnoun

Rubbish thrown from a quarry.

Ripnoun

a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

Tipnoun

A light touch or blow; a tap.

Ripnoun

the act of rending or ripping or splitting something;

‘he gave the envelope a vigorous rip’;

Tipnoun

A gift; a douceur; a fee.

Ripverb

tear or be torn violently;

‘The curtain ripped from top to bottom’; ‘pull the cooked chicken into strips’;

Tipnoun

A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like.

Ripverb

move precipitously or violently;

‘The tornado ripped along the coast’;

Tipverb

To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.

‘With truncheon tipped with iron head.’; ‘Tipped with jet,Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press.’;

Ripverb

cut (wood) along the grain

Tipverb

To strike slightly; to tap.

‘A third rogue tips me by the elbow.’;

Ripverb

criticize or abuse strongly and violently;

‘The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly’;

Tipverb

To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant.

Tipverb

To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.

Tipverb

To fall on, or incline to, one side.

Tipnoun

the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

Tipnoun

a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

Tipnoun

an indication of potential opportunity;

‘he got a tip on the stock market’; ‘a good lead for a job’;

Tipnoun

a V shape;

‘the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points’;

Tipnoun

the top point of a mountain or hill;

‘the view from the peak was magnificent’; ‘they clambered to the summit of Monadnock’;

Tipverb

cause to tilt;

‘tip the screen upward’;

Tipverb

mark with a tip;

‘tip the arrow with the small stone’;

Tipverb

give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation;

‘Remember to tip the waiter’; ‘fee the steward’;

Tipverb

cause to topple or tumble by pushing

Tipverb

to incline or bend from a vertical position;

‘She leaned over the banister’;

Tipverb

walk on one's toes

Tipverb

strike lightly;

‘He tapped me on the shoulder’;

Tipverb

give insider information or advise to;

‘He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot’;

Tipverb

remove the tip from;

‘tip artichokes’;

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