ALL meanings of chip in

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  • phrasal verb chip in When a number of people chip in, each person gives some money so that they can pay for something together. 3
  • phrasal verb chip in If someone chips in during a conversation, they interrupt it in order to say something. 3
  • verb chip in to contribute (money, time, etc) to a cause or fund 3
  • verb chip in to interpose a remark or interrupt with a remark 3
  • noun chip in to share in giving money or help 3
  • noun chip in to add one's comments 3
  • intransitivephrasal verb chip in enter a debate 1
  • intransitivephrasal verb chip in contribute money 1
  • transitivephrasal verb chip in money: contribute 1
  • noun chip in a small, slender piece, as of wood, separated by chopping, cutting, or breaking. 1
  • noun chip in a very thin slice or small piece of food, candy, etc.: chocolate chips. 1
  • noun chip in a mark or flaw made by the breaking off or gouging out of a small piece: This glass has a chip. 1
  • noun chip in any of the small round disks, usually of plastic or ivory, used as tokens for money in certain gambling games, as roulette or poker; counter. 1
  • noun chip in Also called microchip. Electronics. a tiny slice of semiconducting material, generally in the shape of a square a few millimeters long, cut from a larger wafer of the material, on which a transistor or an entire integrated circuit is formed. Compare microprocessor. 1
  • noun chip in a small cut or uncut piece of a diamond or crystal. 1
  • noun chip in anything trivial or worthless. 1
  • noun chip in something dried up or without flavor. 1
  • noun chip in a piece of dried dung: buffalo chips. 1
  • noun chip in wood, straw, etc., in thin strips for weaving into hats, baskets, etc. 1
  • noun chip in Golf. chip shot. 1
  • noun chip in Tennis. a softly sliced return shot with heavy backspin. 1
  • noun chip in the strip of material removed by a recording stylus as it cuts the grooves in a record. 1
  • noun chip in chips, Chiefly British. French fries. 1
  • verb with object chip in to hew or cut with an ax, chisel, etc. 1
  • verb with object chip in to cut, break off, or gouge out (bits or fragments): He chipped a few pieces of ice from the large cube. 1
  • verb with object chip in to disfigure by breaking off a fragment: to chip the edge of a saucer. 1
  • verb with object chip in to shape or produce by cutting or flaking away pieces: to chip a figure out of wood. 1
  • verb with object chip in Games. to bet by means of chips, as in poker. 1
  • verb with object chip in Tennis. to slice (a ball) on a return shot, causing it to have heavy backspin. 1
  • verb with object chip in Slang. to take (a narcotic drug) occasionally, especially only in sufficient quantity to achieve a mild euphoria. 1
  • verb with object chip in Chiefly British Sports. to hit or kick (a ball) a short distance forward. 1
  • verb with object chip in British Slang. to jeer or criticize severely; deride; taunt. 1
  • verb with object chip in Australian. to hoe; harrow. 1
  • verb without object chip in to break off in small pieces. 1
  • verb without object chip in Golf. to make a chip shot. 1
  • idioms chip in chip off the old block, a person who resembles one parent in appearance or behavior: His son is just a chip off the old block. 1
  • idioms chip in chip on one's shoulder, a disposition to quarrel: You will never make friends if you go around with a chip on your shoulder. 1
  • idioms chip in in the chips, Slang. wealthy; rich: Don't look down on your old friends now that you're in the chips. 1
  • idioms chip in when the chips are down, in a discouraging or disadvantageous situation; in bad or pressing times: When the chips are down he proves to be a loyal friend. 1
  • verb chip in (Intransitive Verb) IDI To make a contribution; help in a small way; especially, to pay for a part of something. 0
  • verb chip in (Intransitive Verb) IDI (Britain, informal) To interrupt a discussion for the purpose of making a comment. 0
  • verb chip in (Transitive Verb) IDI To contribute. 0
  • verb chip in (Intransitive Verb) (golf) To put a chip shot in the hole. 0
  • verb chip in (Intransitive Verb) (card games) To put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue. 0
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