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Synonyms for tap
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pat, rap, tapnoun

    the sound made by a gentle blow

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

  2. rap, strike, tapnoun

    a gentle blow

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

  3. water faucet, water tap, tap, hydrantnoun

    a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask

    Synonyms:
    water tap, rap, strike, pat, wiretap, hydrant, dab, water faucet, spigot

  4. tapnoun

    a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)

    Synonyms:
    water tap, wiretap, spigot, strike, pat, water faucet, hydrant, dab, rap

  5. tapnoun

    a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads

    Synonyms:
    water tap, wiretap, spigot, strike, pat, water faucet, hydrant, dab, rap

  6. tap, spigotnoun

    a plug for a bunghole in a cask

    Synonyms:
    water tap, wiretap, spigot, strike, pat, water faucet, hydrant, faucet, dab, rap

  7. wiretap, tapnoun

    the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information

    Synonyms:
    water tap, wiretap, spigot, strike, pat, water faucet, hydrant, dab, rap

  8. tap, pat, dabverb

    a light touch or stroke

    Synonyms:
    water tap, wiretap, spigot, splatter, strike, splash, pat, water faucet, hydrant, dab, rap

  9. tapverb

    cut a female screw thread with a tap

    Synonyms:
    solicit, knock, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, exploit, tip, rap, beg

  10. tapverb

    draw from or dip into to get something

    "tap one's memory"; "tap a source of money"

    Synonyms:
    solicit, knock, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, exploit, tip, rap, beg

  11. tap, tipverb

    strike lightly

    "He tapped me on the shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    topple, lean, solicit, tip off, exploit, wiretap, tiptoe, tip, rap, fee, pink, knock, intercept, tilt, bug, tippytoe, bung, beg, tapdance, tumble, angle, slant

  12. exploit, tapverb

    draw from; make good use of

    "we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"

    Synonyms:
    knock, solicit, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, work, exploit, tip, rap, overwork, beg

  13. wiretap, tap, intercept, bugverb

    tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

    "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"

    Synonyms:
    solicit, tease, exploit, wiretap, tip, rap, badger, pink, knock, intercept, bug, beg, tapdance, stop, beleaguer, pester

  14. tapverb

    furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it

    "tap a cask of wine"

    Synonyms:
    solicit, knock, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, exploit, tip, rap, beg

  15. tap, rap, knock, pinkverb

    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, rap, pink, knock, intercept, bug, beg, tapdance, ping, knap, criticize, strike hard

  16. tapverb

    walk with a tapping sound

    Synonyms:
    solicit, knock, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, exploit, tip, rap, beg

  17. tapdance, tapverb

    dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes

    "Glover tapdances better than anybody"

    Synonyms:
    solicit, knock, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, exploit, tip, rap, beg

  18. tapverb

    draw (liquor) from a tap

    "tap beer in a bar"

    Synonyms:
    solicit, knock, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, exploit, tip, rap, beg

  19. tapverb

    pierce in order to draw a liquid from

    "tap a maple tree for its syrup"; "tap a keg of beer"

    Synonyms:
    solicit, knock, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, exploit, tip, rap, beg

  20. solicit, beg, tapverb

    make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently

    "Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"

    Synonyms:
    court, solicit, pray, exploit, accost, wiretap, tip, rap, romance, pink, knock, intercept, bug, beg, tapdance, implore, woo, hook

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tapverb

    Synonyms:
    broach

  2. tapverb

    Synonyms:
    rap, strike (lightly)

  3. tapverb

    Synonyms:
    rap

  4. tapnoun

    Synonyms:
    gentle blow, light stroke

  5. tapnoun

    Synonyms:
    spigot, plug, stopper, stopple

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tapnoun

    Synonyms:
    stopper, plug, spigot, spile, faucet

  2. tapverb

    Synonyms:
    broach

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tap":

    faucet, stopcock, pagoda, tower, valve, exploit, towers, pct, leverage, pat

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How to use tap in a sentence?

  1. Ammar Campa-Najjar:

    Ammar Yasser Najjar thinks Ammar Yasser Najjar can tap into the fears of voters.

  2. Passos Coelho:

    We are convinced that it is possible to privatise TAP on conditions that will make it a viable company.

  3. Sergio Monteiro:

    The privatisation is the only way to guarantee that TAP continues to exist, that it grows, that it adds routes and planes ... We believe that there is a national, political and social consensus for the privatisation to go ahead.

  4. Chris Christie:

    We need to have a system that tracks you from the moment you come in and then when your time is up, however long your visa is, then we go get you and tap you on the shoulder and say, 'Excuse me, it's time to go.'.

  5. Kevin Hart:

    The chemistry Will and myself were able to tap into added for a different level of comedy, because it's almost like a pendulum, you're looking at two guys that are taking turns and that aren't in competition for getting laughs.

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Translations for tap

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  • يَتَنَصَّت, حنفية, صنبورArabic
  • кранBelarusian
  • кранBulgarian
  • tap, aixetaCatalan, Valencian
  • kohoutek, závitník, kohoutCzech
  • tapWelsh
  • vandhaneDanish
  • Armatur, Zapfen, Kran, abzapfen, Spund, Gewindeschneider, abhören, anzapfen, Wasserhahn, Mischbatterie, Hahn, ZapfhahnGerman
  • βρύσηGreek
  • kranoEsperanto
  • canilla, llave, grifo, machuelo, tapón, intervenir, dar golpecitosSpanish
  • kraanEstonian
  • شیرPersian
  • hyväkseen, taputtaa, haaroitus, tappi, kierteitystappi, valuttaa, kopauttaa, salakuunnella, puikottaa, hana, naputtaa, käyttää, naputella, verottaa, laskea, napauttaa, napautus, vesihana, kosketusFinnish
  • robinet, bouchon, taper, dérivation, taraud, tarauder, tirerFrench
  • billaGalician
  • ברזHebrew
  • csap, vízcsapHungarian
  • ծորակArmenian
  • hani, kraniIcelandic
  • rubinettoItalian
  • 蛇口Japanese
  • ក្បាលម៉ាស៊ីនទឹកKhmer
  • 수도꼭지Korean
  • henef, zembere, henîfe, henefî, mislikKurdish
  • čiaupasLithuanian
  • наточува, чука, точи, тапка, допира, чешма, славина, тропкаMacedonian
  • avlyttingNorwegian
  • tappen, tikken, meeluisteren, kraan, afluisteren, aftappen, draadtappenDutch
  • avlyttingNorwegian Nynorsk
  • tappe, kran, tappekran, avlytteNorwegian
  • kurek, spuszczać płyn, napoczynać, stuknąć, gwintować, gwintownik, zawór, kran, zawór główny, wykorzystywać, klepnąć, podsłuchiwać, założyć podsłuchPolish
  • bica, torneira, torno, espichoPortuguese
  • кран, отпайка, ответвление, затычка, отвод, пробка, метчикRussian
  • slavina, славинаSerbo-Croatian
  • kohútik, stočiť, stiahnuť, odposluch, odpočúvanieSlovak
  • pipaSlovene
  • duqAlbanian
  • tapp, kran, avledning, gängtappSwedish
  • mferejiSwahili
  • ก๊อกน้ำThai
  • gizlice dinlemek, musluk, musluk takmakTurkish
  • кранUkrainian
  • vòiVietnamese
  • flapilönVolapük
  • cråneWalloon

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