Recommendation vs. Tip

Recommendation vs. Tip — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Recommendation and Tip

Recommendationnoun

An act of recommending.

Tipnoun

The extreme end of something, especially when pointed; e.g. the sharp end of a pencil.

the tip of one's nose

Recommendationnoun

That which is recommended.

Tipnoun

A piece of metal, fabric or other material used to cover the top of something for protection, utility or decoration.

a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.

Recommendationnoun

A commendation or endorsement.

Your next employer may require a recommendation.He made a recommendation about what food to order.We followed the recommendation to order sushi.

Tipnoun

(music) The end of a bow of a stringed instrument that is not held.

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Recommendationnoun

something (as a course of action) that is recommeended as advisable

Tipnoun

A small piece of meat.

chicken tips over rice, pork tips, marinated alligator tips

Recommendationnoun

something that recommends (or expresses commendation) of a person or thing as worthy or desirable

Tipnoun

A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.

Recommendationnoun

any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission;

her pleasant personality is already a recommendationhis wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society

Tipnoun

A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.

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Tipnoun

The knocking over of a skittle.

Tipnoun

An act of tipping up or tilting.

Tipnoun

An area or a place for dumping something, such as rubbish or refuse, as from a mine; a heap (see tipple); a dump.

Tipnoun

Rubbish thrown from a quarry.

Tipnoun

A recycling centre.

Tipnoun

(colloquial) A very untidy place.

Tipnoun

The act of deflecting with one's fingers, especially the fingertips

Tipnoun

A tram for expeditiously transferring coal.

Tipnoun

A light blow or tap.

Tipnoun

A gratuity; a small amount of money left for a bartender, waiter, taxi driver or other servant as a token of appreciation.

Tipnoun

A piece of private or secret information, especially imparted by someone with expert knowledge about sporting odds, business performance etc.

Tipnoun

A piece of advice.

Tipverb

(transitive) To provide with a tip; to cover the tip of.

Tipverb

(ergative) (To cause) to become knocked over, fall down or overturn.

Tipverb

(ergative) (To cause) to be, or come to be, in a tilted or sloping position; (to cause) to become unbalanced.

Tipverb

To drink.

Tipverb

(transitive) To dump (refuse).

Tipverb

To pour a libation or a liquid from a container, particularly from a forty of malt liquor.

Tipverb

(transitive) To deflect with one′s fingers, especially one′s fingertips.

Tipverb

To hit quickly and lightly; to tap.

Tipverb

To give a small gratuity to, especially to an employee of someone who provides a service.

In some cities waiters must be tipped.

Tipverb

To give, pass.

Tipverb

To give a piece of private information to; to inform (someone) of a clue, secret knowledge, etc.

Tipnoun

the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

Tipnoun

a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

Tipnoun

an indication of potential opportunity;

he got a tip on the stock marketa good lead for a job

Tipnoun

a V shape;

the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points

Tipnoun

the top point of a mountain or hill;

the view from the peak was magnificentthey clambered to the summit of Monadnock

Tipverb

cause to tilt;

tip the screen upward

Tipverb

mark with a tip;

tip the arrow with the small stone

Tipverb

give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation;

Remember to tip the waiterfee the steward

Tipverb

cause to topple or tumble by pushing

Tipverb

to incline or bend from a vertical position;

She leaned over the banister

Tipverb

walk on one's toes

Tipverb

strike lightly;

He tapped me on the shoulder

Tipverb

give insider information or advise to;

He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot

Tipverb

remove the tip from;

tip artichokes