Tipping vs Overturn - What's the difference?

tipping | overturn |

As verbs the difference between tipping and overturn

is that tipping is while overturn is to turn over, capsize or upset (something).

As a noun tipping

is the practice of leaving a tip (gratuity).




(en noun)
  • The practice of leaving a tip (gratuity).
  • The act by which something is tipped or inclined.
  • * 2013 , Peter Andersson, Streetlife in Late Victorian London: The Constable and the Crowd
  • Hat-tippings and cap-doffings are of course of a different nature to more elaborate verbal greetings. In etiquette manuals they may be described as incentives to a conversation, but in practice they seem to have been quite ceremonial.
  • The dumping of rubbish.
  • (music) A distinct articulation given in playing quick notes on the flute, by striking the tongue against the roof of the mouth; double-tonguing.
  • Verb

  • overturn



    (en verb)
  • To turn over, capsize or upset (something)
  • To overthrow or destroy something
  • (legal) To reverse a decision; to overrule or rescind
  • To diminish the significance of a previous defeat by winning; to comeback from.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=April 10 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Aston Villa 1 - 0 Newcastle , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Villa spent most of the second period probing from wide areas and had a succession of corners but despite their profligacy they will be glad to overturn the 6-0 hammering they suffered at St James' Park in August following former boss Martin O'Neill's departure }}