Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tip_off

2 senses of tip-off

Sense 1
tip-off -- (inside information that something is going to happen)
       => information -- (knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction)

Sense 2
tip-off, tap-off -- (the act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball)
       => jump ball -- ((basketball) the way play begins or resumes when possession is disputed; an official tosses the ball up between two players who jump in an effort to tap it to a teammate)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tip_off

1 sense of tip off

Sense 1
tip off, tip -- (give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot")
       => rede, advise, counsel -- (give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud")

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