Inform and Tip off


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Inform verb – To give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities.
Usage example: the police only caught the mastermind of the burglary because his disgruntled partner informed

Tip off and inform are semantically related In some cases you can use "Tip off" instead a verb "Inform".
Nearby Words: information, informal, informed, informer, informative
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Tip off

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Tip off verb – Give insider information or advise to.
Inform and tip off are semantically related in tell topic. You can use "Inform" instead a verb "Tip off", if it concerns topics such as warn, suggest, give advice, knowledgeable about.
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