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Synonyms for wiretap
ˈwaɪərˌtæp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wiretap, tap(verb)

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

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

  2. wiretap, tap, intercept, bug(verb)

    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, tip, rap, badger, tap, pink, knock, intercept, bug, beg, tapdance, stop, beleaguer, pester

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wiretap":

    eavesdropping, wiretapping, bugging

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How to use wiretap in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    Frankly, we have a lot right now, but wiretap covers a lot of different things. I think you're going to find some very interesting items coming to the forefront over the next two weeks.

  2. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    For the part of the national security apparatus that I oversaw as DNI, there was no such wiretap activity mounted against the President, the president-elect at the time, or as a candidate, or against his campaign.

  3. James Clapper:

    For the part of the national security apparatus that I oversaw as DNI, there was no wiretap activity mounted against the President-elect at the time, or as a candidate, or against his campaign.

  4. Rudolph Giuliani:

    For a long time we've been told there was some kind of infiltration, at one time, the president thought it was a wiretap.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Wiretap covers a lot of different things, i think you're going to find some very interesting items coming to the forefront over the next two weeks.

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Translations for wiretap

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  • бръмбарBulgarian
  • štěniceCzech
  • verwanzen, WanzeGerman
  • κοριόςGreek
  • مفتولPersian
  • [[asentaa]] [[salakuuntelulaite]], kuuntelulaite, salakuuntelulaite, salakuunnella, [[kuuntelulaitteen]] [[asentaminen]]Finnish
  • micro, pose, mouchard, écoute, poser, mettre sur écoute, installationFrench
  • cimice, microspia, intercettare, spiareItalian
  • 盗聴器, 盗聴器を仕掛けるJapanese
  • pluskwa, [[zakładać]] [[pluskwaPolish
  • grampo, grampearPortuguese
  • подслушивающее устройство, жучокRussian
  • namestiti prisluškovalno napravoSlovene

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