(noun, verb)


1. a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

Similar word(s): bit, flake, fleck, scrap

Definition categories: object, fragment

2. a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

Definition categories: man–made, float

3. a piece of dried bovine dung

Definition categories: object, droppings, dung, muck

4. a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat

Similar word(s): crisp

Definition categories: food

5. a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

Similar word(s): check

Definition categories: attribute, blemish, defect, mar

6. a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling

Definition categories: man–made, counter

7. electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit

Similar word(s): microchip

Definition categories: man–made, semiconductor

8. (golf) a low running approach shot

Definition categories: act, approach

9. the act of chipping something

Similar word(s): chipping, splintering

Definition categories: act, break, breakage, breaking

Sentences with chip as a noun:

- This cup has a chip in it.

- Do you want sauce or mayonnaise on your chips?

- they made their own potato chips from scratch, he ate a tortilla chip, served with a side of apple chips

- chocolate chip


1. break off (a piece from a whole)

- Her tooth chipped

Definition categories: contact, divide, part, separate

2. cut a nick into

Similar word(s): nick

Definition categories: contact, cut

3. play a chip shot

Definition categories: contact, shoot

4. form by chipping

- They chipped their names in the stone

Definition categories: contact, forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

5. break a small piece off from

- chip the glass

- chip a tooth

Similar word(s): knap

Definition categories: contact, cut

Sentences with chip as a verb:

- The workers chipped the dead branches into mulch.

- Be careful not to chip the paint.

- This varnish chips easily.

- Everyone needs to chip in £1 for George's leaving collection