tip over

  • 1 tip over — index upset Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 tip over — verb 1. turn from an upright or normal position The big vase overturned The canoe tumped over • Syn: ↑overturn, ↑turn over, ↑tump over • Derivationally related forms: ↑turnover ( …

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  • 3 tip over — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms tip over : present tense I/you/we/they tip over he/she/it tips over present participle tipping over past tense tipped over past participle tipped over if something tips over, or if someone or… …

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  • 4 tip over — PHR V ERG If you tip something over or if it tips over, it falls over or turns over. [V n P] He tipped the table over in front of him... [V P n (not pron)] She tipped over the chair and collapsed into the corner with a splintering crash... [ …

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  • 5 tip-over — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: from tip over, v. : a disease of eggplant caused by a fungus (Phomopsis vexans) and characterized by girdling of the stem of seedlings just above the soil line …

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  • 6 tip over — I. (Active.) Overturn, turn over. II. (Neuter.) Fall over …

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  • 7 tip over — noun An action where the goalkeeper deflects the ball over the crossbar …

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  • 8 tip over —    1. to rob    Originally, from upsetting a stall and stealing some of the goods in the ensuing confusion, rather than from knocking over the victim. In modern American use it can apply to any theft.    2. American (of the pojice)    to make a… …

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  • 9 To tip over — Tip Tip, v. t. [Cf. LG. tippen to tap, Sw. tippa, and E. tap to strike gently.] 1. To strike slightly; to tap. [1913 Webster] A third rogue tips me by the elbow. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to;… …

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  • 10 Tip — Tip, v. t. [Cf. LG. tippen to tap, Sw. tippa, and E. tap to strike gently.] 1. To strike slightly; to tap. [1913 Webster] A third rogue tips me by the elbow. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as,… …

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  • 11 tip|ple — tip|ple1 «TIHP uhl», verb, pled, pling, noun. –v.t., v.i. to drink (alcoholic liquor) often or too much: »I took to the bottle and tried to tipple away my cares (Washington Irving). –n. an alcoholic liquor; strong drink. ╂[origin uncertain.… …

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  • 12 Over — O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space or… …

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  • 13 Over again — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …

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  • 14 Over against — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …

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  • 15 Over and above — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …

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  • 16 Over and over — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …

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  • 17 tip — tip1 W3S2 [tıp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(end)¦ 2¦(money)¦ 3¦(advice)¦ 4 the tip of the iceberg 5 on the tip of your tongue 6¦(waste)¦ 7¦(untidy)¦ 8¦(horse race)¦ 9¦(warning)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1,4 5; …

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  • 18 tip — tip1 [ tıp ] noun ** ▸ 1 narrow/pointed end ▸ 2 extra money you give ▸ 3 useful suggestion ▸ 4 where you take garbage ▸ 5 dirty/messy place ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a narrow or pointed end, especially of something long or thin: tip of: the tip of… …

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  • 19 tip */*/ — I UK [tɪp] / US noun Word forms tip : singular tip plural tips 1) a) [countable] a narrow or pointed end, especially of something long or thin tip of: the tip of your nose/finger the southern tip of the island b) a piece that has been fixed to… …

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  • 20 tip — 1 /tIp/ noun 1 END (C) the end of something, especially something pointed: Use the tip of the brush to paint fine lines. | The tip of her nose was red. see also: fingertip 2 MONEY (C) a small amount of additional money that you give to someone,… …

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