There are 3 translations of tip in Spanish:

tip1

Pronunciation: /tɪp/

noun/nombre

  • (end, extremity) punta (feminine); (of stick, umbrella) contera (feminine), regatón (masculine)
    (filter tip)
    filtro (masculine) asparagus tips puntas (feminine plural) de espárragos shoes with steel tips zapatos (masculine plural) con punteras de acero the westernmost tip of Britain el extremo occidental de Gran Bretaña he was standing on the tips of his toes estaba de puntillas or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) en puntas de pie the tip of the iceberg la punta del iceberg to have sth on the tip of one's tongue tener* algo en la punta de la lengua her name is on the tip of my tongue tengo su nombre en la punta de la lengua
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    • His ears are wide at the base, tapering gradually to rounded tips.
    • The tips of her slender fingers were revealed at the openings of the sleeves, her bare feet small but slim.
    • But my favourite Goan destination lies at the other end of the state, at the extreme northern tip.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • (cover end, point) [cane/umbrella] ponerle* contera or regatón a they tipped their arrows with poison envenenaban la punta de las flechas the wings are tipped with white las alas tienen las puntas blancas

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There are 3 translations of tip in Spanish:

tip2

Pronunciation: /tɪp/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (tilt) inclinar she tipped her chair back echó or inclinó la silla hacia atrás the child tipped the glass upside down el niño le dio la vuelta al vaso or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) dio vuelta el vaso he tipped his hat to the ladies saludó a las señoras levantándose el sombrero to tip the balance o the scales inclinar la balanza a su ( or mi etc) favor to tip one's hand (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] dejar escapar las intenciones to tip the scales at sth [colloquial/familiar] he tipped the scales at 72kg pesó 72 kilos 1.2 (pour, throw) tirar, botar (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata) I tipped the rubbish out of the window tiré or (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata) boté la basura por la ventana it's tipping it down outside (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] está lloviendo a cántaros
  • 2 (strike lightly) darle* un toque or golpe ligero a she tipped the ball over the net mandó la pelota al otro lado de la red con un toque ligero

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)

  • 1 (tilt) inclinarse, ladearse
  • 2 (dump rubbish) (British English/inglés británico) tirar or (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata) botar basura/escombros no tipping prohibido arrojar basura/escombros

noun/nombre

(British English/inglés británico)
  • 2 (mess) [colloquial/familiar] your room is a tip tienes el cuarto hecho una pocilga
  • 3
    (coal tip)
    vertedero (masculine) de carbón

Phrasal verbs

tip over

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (knock over, upend) volcar* 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (fall over, topple) caerse*

tip up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (overturn) [container] voltear or (Spain/España) darle* la vuelta a or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) dar* vuelta 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (tilt upward) levantarse

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There are 3 translations of tip in Spanish:

tip3

Pronunciation: /tɪp/

noun/nombre

  • 2 (gratuity) propina (feminine) to leave a tip dejar propina to give sb a tip darle* (una) propina a algn how much should I leave as a tip? ¿cuánto se deja de propina?

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • 1 (give gratuity to) darle* (una) propina a we tipped the taxi driver a few dollars le dimos unos dólares de propina al taxista
  • 2 2.1 (predict, forecast) (British English/inglés británico) to tip the winner pronosticar* quién va a ser el ganador he is widely tipped as the next party leader todos los pronósticos coinciden en que será el próximo líder del partido Paradise Boy has been tipped for the next race Paradise Boy es el pronóstico or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) la fija para la próxima carrera 2.2 (warn, inform) (American English/inglés norteamericano) avisar(le a), pasarle el dato a (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) , darle* un chivatazo a (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)

  • (give gratuity) dar* propina

Phrasal verbs

tip off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[police/criminal] avisar(le a), pasarle el dato a (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) , darle* un chivatazo a (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] somebody had tipped him off alguien le había avisado ( or le había pasado el dato etc)

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