Etymology: Middle English
Date: 14th century
1. overturn, upset — usually used with over
a. cant, tilt
b. to raise and tilt forward in salute <tipped his hat> intransitive verb 1. to become tipped ; topple 2. lean, slant II. noun Date: 1673 1. the act or an instance of tipping ; tilt 2. chiefly British a place for depositing something (as rubbish) by dumping III. transitive verb (tipped; tipping) Etymology: Middle English tipped having a tip, from 4tip Date: 14th century 1. a. to furnish with a tip b. (1) to cover or adorn the tip of (2) to blend (furs) for improved appearance by brushing the tips of the hair with dye 2. to affix (an insert) in a book — often used with in 3. to remove the ends of <tip raspberries> IV. noun Etymology: Middle English; akin to Middle High German zipf tip, Old English tæppa tap — more at tap Date: 14th century 1. the usually pointed end of something <a pencil tip> 2. a small piece or part serving as an end, cap, or point • tipped adjective V. noun Etymology: Middle English tippe; akin to Low German tippen to tap Date: 15th century a light touch or blow VI. verb (tipped; tipping) Date: 1567 transitive verb 1. to strike lightly ; tap 2. to give (as a baseball) a glancing blow intransitive verb tiptoe VII. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1567 1. a piece of advice or expert or authoritative information 2. a piece of advance or confidential information given by one thought to have access to special or inside sources VIII. transitive verb (tipped; tipping) Date: 1883 1. to impart a piece of information or advice about or to — often used with off 2. chiefly British to mention as a likely candidate, prospective winner, or profitable investment ; tout 4 IX. verb (tipped; tipping) Etymology: perhaps from 6tip Date: circa 1610 transitive verb 1. give, present <this crew has tipped you the black spot — R. C. Stevenson> 2. to give a gratuity to intransitive verb to bestow a gratuity X. noun Date: 1755 a gift or a sum of money tendered for a service performed or anticipated ; gratuity
New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.