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Synonyms for wiretapˈwaɪərˌtæp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wiretap, tap(verb)

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

    water tap, wiretap, 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?"

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

eavesdropping, wiretapping, bugging

Translations for wiretap

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • бръмбарBulgarian
  • štěniceCzech
  • verwanzen, WanzeGerman
  • κοριόςGreek
  • [[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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