- to contribute money or assistance; participate.
- Games. to bet a chip or chips, as in poker.
- to interrupt a conversation to say something; butt in: We all chipped in with our suggestions for the reunion.
Idioms about chip
Origin of chip1
OTHER WORDS FROM chipchip·pa·ble, adjectiveun·chip·pa·ble, adjective
Other definitions for chip (2 of 3)
Origin of chip2
Other definitions for chip (3 of 3)
Origin of chip3
How to use chip in a sentence
The company makes chips that are central to the buildout of 5G worldwide.The 21 best stocks to buy for 2021|Anne Sraders|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Stephanie Willis, 36, bakes with her 12-year-old daughter, and they have made several batches of peanut butter blossoms, oatmeal cookies, chocolate chip cookies and banana bread muffins for Cookies for Caregivers.
They also were asked how often they ate chips, candy, cookies, fried foods and sugary soft drinks.Warning! Junk foods can harm a teen’s brain|Sharon Oosthoek|November 19, 2020|Science News For Students
The Apple silicon product built for the Mac is called the M1 and it’s a system on a chip.Apple’s M1 chip makes the new MacBook Air shockingly good|Stan Horaczek|November 18, 2020|Popular-Science
Now the Suns are pushing all their chips to the middle in an effort to build on that success.Chris Paul Helped Blake Griffin Shine. Can He Do The Same For Deandre Ayton?|Jared Dubin|November 18, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Tired of the classical sculptures, impressionist paintings, and chipped ancient relics you stroll past at your local art museum?Beware: Connecticut’s Museum of the Occult May Kill You|Nina Strochlic|July 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Journalistic access to prisons and prisoners has been slowly chipped away for decades.Censored and ‘Obscene’ in Solitary|Sarah Shourd|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At another mortuary, “a very stout matron” has frozen to the metal refrigerator tray and must be chipped from it.Death Became Her: Molly Lefebure’s Wartime Years of Murder and Suicide|Tim Teeman|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wires hang from its ceiling, its marble floors are chipped and trash is strewn across the dusty corridors.Egypt To Newspapers: Support The Army Or Else|Jamie Dettmer|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even government chipped in a little, adding eight basis points to the growth rate.Bad News for People Who Like Bad News|Daniel Gross|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Near the fireplaces Mr. Roe picked up some stones that had been chipped probably in the manufacture of their hatchets.
Seemingly chipped stones have been found that belong to the remote Miocene geological age.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
He leaned back, smoking his cigar, patting the dog, and stirring the coffee that steamed in their chipped cups.Summer|Edith Wharton
A couple of fairish paddles were chipped out of bits of driftwood, and a towline a hundred feet long was made of lariats.Overland|John William De Forest
The implements are of a roughly-chipped type resembling those of the Mousterian period.
British Dictionary definitions for chip
Derived forms of chipchipper, noun
Word Origin for chip
Scientific definitions for chip
Other Idioms and Phrases with chip
In addition to the idioms beginning with chip
- chip and dip
- chip in
- chip off the old block
- chip on one's shoulder
- cash in (one's chips)
- in the money (chips)
- let the chips fall where they may
- when the chips are down