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tip off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tip-off(noun)

    inside information that something is going to happen

  2. tip-off, tap-off(verb)

    the act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball

  3. tip off, tip(verb)

    give insider information or advise to

    "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"

Wiktionary

  1. tip off(Verb)

    To alert or inform someone.

  2. tip off(Verb)

    To put the ball in play by throwing it up between two opponents.

Freebase

  1. Tip Off

    Tip Off is a basketball game released for the Amiga and Atari. It was developed in 1991 by Anco

How to pronounce tip off?

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How to say tip off in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tip off in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tip off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tip off in a Sentence

  1. Eleni Linos:

    The phone user needs to retain the power to choose what happens. Every domestic violence and sexual assault situation is different, and the phone won't know if the abuser suddenly re-enters the room, grabs the phone, or starts listening in. It's tempting to say that the phone should automatically dial 9-1-1, but that could lead to an increase in the number of accidental calls, limit emergency services' capacity to respond to actual urgent calls, and worst of all might tip off the perpetrator that his or her victim is trying to get help.

  2. Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann:

    The Federal Criminal Police Office informed the Bavarian police on New Year’s Eve of the existence of a tip-off from a friendly intelligence agency that Islamic State plans a concrete attack, attacks tonight, at midnight at the Munich central station or/and Pasing (station), i believe this decision was right because I think we cannot take unnecessary risks when we are dealing with such concrete threats, concrete locations, and a concrete time.

  3. Liviu Dragnea:

    You mustn't be under the illusion that only high-ranking officials or public servants are targets, nobody is safe. Absolutely everyone can be targeted by a tip-off which could lead to a conviction.

  4. Eleni Linos:

    As technology becomes more sophisticated and people start to use their phones interactively for an increasing number of daily tasks, it would not be surprising if they also increasingly turned to electronic devices for help with personal, health and safety issues, the phone user needs to retain the power to choose what happens. Every domestic violence and sexual assault situation is different, and the phone won't know if the abuser suddenly re-enters the room, grabs the phone, or starts listening in. It's tempting to say that the phone should automatically dial 9-1-1, but that could lead to an increase in the number of accidental calls, limit emergency services' capacity to respond to actual urgent calls, and worst of all might tip off the perpetrator that his or her victim is trying to get help.

  5. Mizanur Rahman Bhuiya:

    Acting on a tip-off, the Rapid Action Battalion arrested them from an apartment.

Images & Illustrations of tip off

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