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Synonyms for rap
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blame, rap(noun)

    a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

    "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"

    Synonyms:
    whack, knock, incrimination, hip-hop, strike, rap music, pat, belt, blame, whang, inculpation, tap

  2. rap, strike, tap(noun)

    a gentle blow

    Synonyms:
    dab, ten-strike, bang, strike, water tap, smasher, tap, belt, spigot, knock, work stoppage, hydrant, pat, whang, blame, hit, whack, rap music, hip-hop, water faucet, wiretap, smash

  3. pat, rap, tap(noun)

    the sound made by a gentle blow

    Synonyms:
    strike, wiretap, tap, belt, spigot, knock, water faucet, hydrant, pat, blame, whang, whack, rap music, hip-hop, dab, water tap

  4. rap(noun)

    voluble conversation

    Synonyms:
    knock, hip-hop, strike, rap music, pat, belt, whack, whang, blame, tap

  5. rap, rap music, hip-hop(noun)

    genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged

    Synonyms:
    knock, hip-hop, strike, rap music, pat, belt, whack, whang, blame, tap

  6. knock, belt, rap, whack, whang(verb)

    the act of hitting vigorously

    "he gave the table a whack"

    Synonyms:
    bang, strike, swath, roast, tap, belt, knock, belted ammunition, pat, belt ammunition, blame, whang, whack, rap music, knocking, bash, hip-hop, smash

  7. rap, knap(verb)

    strike sharply

    "rap him on the knuckles"

    Synonyms:
    knap, knock, pink, chip, cut off, break off, tap

  8. tap, rap, knock, pink(verb)

    make light, repeated taps on a surface

    "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"

    Synonyms:
    criticise, pick apart, solicit, bump, exploit, wiretap, tip, tap, pink, knock, intercept, bug, beg, tapdance, ping, knap, criticize, strike hard

  9. rap(verb)

    perform rap music

    Synonyms:
    knap, pink, knock, tap

  10. rap(verb)

    talk volubly

    Synonyms:
    knap, pink, knock, tap

Wiktionary

  1. rap(noun)

    Synonyms:
    knock

  2. rap(verb)

    To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music.

    Synonyms:
    fall

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rap

    A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    blow, box, buffet, calamity, concussion, cuff, cut, disaster, knock, lash, misfortune, shock, stripe, stroke, thump

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    knock, stroke, pat, thump, thwack, small blow

  2. rap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strike (suddenly), knock, THWACK, WHACK

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    hbp, pcr, rapper, eor, apb, pip, eap, pa, paaaf, dap, par, raps, app

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