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Synonyms for taptæp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pat, rap, tap(noun)

    the sound made by a gentle blow

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

  2. rap, strike, tap(noun)

    a gentle blow

    Synonyms:
    dab, ten-strike, bang, strike, water tap, smasher, rap, tap, 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, hydrant(noun)

    a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask

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

  4. tap(noun)

    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. tap(noun)

    a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads

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

  6. tap, spigot(noun)

    a plug for a bunghole in a cask

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

  7. wiretap, tap(noun)

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

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

  8. tap, pat, dab(verb)

    a light touch or stroke

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

  9. tap(verb)

    cut a female screw thread with a tap

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

  10. tap(verb)

    draw from or dip into to get something

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

  11. tap, tip(verb)

    strike lightly

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

  12. exploit, tap(verb)

    draw from; make good use of

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

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

    tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

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

  14. tap(verb)

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

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

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

    make light, repeated taps on a surface

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

  16. tap(verb)

    walk with a tapping sound

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

  17. tapdance, tap(verb)

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

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

  18. tap(verb)

    draw (liquor) from a tap

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

  19. tap(verb)

    pierce in order to draw a liquid from

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

  20. solicit, beg, tap(verb)

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    broach

  2. tap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    rap, strike (lightly)

  3. tap(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rap

  4. tap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gentle blow, light stroke

  5. tap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    spigot, plug, stopper, stopple

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


Translations for tap

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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