There are 2 main translations of tip in German:

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tip 1

British English: /tɪp/
American English: /tɪp/

noun

  • (end, point)
    Spitze, die
    the tip of his nose/finger/toe
    seine Nasen-/Finger-/Zehenspitze
    on the tips of one's toes from tip to toe it is on the tip of my tongue
    es liegt mir auf der Zunge
    a cigarette with a [filter] tip
    eine Zigarette mit Filter

transitive verb -pp-

  • tip something [with stone/brass]
    etwas mit einer [Stein-/Messing]spitze versehen
    tipped cigarette

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tip 2

intransitive verb -pp-

transitive verb -pp-

  • 3
    (mention as likely winner etc.)
    voraussagen
    (Sieger)
    tip somebody to win
    auf jemandes Sieg tippen
    be tipped for the Presidency/a post
    als Favorit für die Präsidentschaftswahlen/einen Posten genannt werden
  • 4 [colloquial]
    (give)
    tip somebody the wink
    [figurative]
    jemandem Bescheid sagen
    (tip somebody off)
    jemandem einen Tipp geben
    [colloquial]
  • 5 (give money to) See examples:tip somebody [20p]
    jemandem [20 Pence] Trinkgeld geben

noun

  • 1
    (money)
    Trinkgeld, das
    as a tip
    als Trinkgeld
  • 2 (special information)
    Hinweis, der
    Tipp, der
    [colloquial]
    (advice)
    Rat, der
    give somebody a tip about doing something
    jemandem einen Tipp geben, wie man etwas macht
  • 4 [derogatory]
    (untidy place)
    Schweinestall, der

Phrasal verbs

tip off

transitive verb tip somebody off
jemandem einen Hinweis od. [colloquial] Tipp geben
be tipped off by somebody
einen Hinweis od. [colloquial] Tipp von jemandem erhalten
tip-off

tip over

transitive or intransitive verb

tip up

transitive verb
hochklappen
(Sitz)

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