- (intransitive, idiomatic) To make a contribution; help in a small way; especially, to pay for a part of something.
- If we all chip in, we can afford to buy a pizza for lunch.
- (intransitive, idiomatic, Britain, informal) To interrupt a discussion for the purpose of making a comment.
- (transitive, idiomatic) To contribute
- He chipped in twenty for the retirement gift.
- (intransitive, golf) To put a chip shot in the hole.
- He chipped in from 20 yards for a birdie.
- (intransitive, card games) To put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue.
- He seemed to hesitate when he chipped in.