Synonyms of tap in English:

tap1

noun

  • 2 they were found attempting to place a phone tap in the embassy
    listening device, wiretap, wire, bug, bugging device, hidden microphone, receiver

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  • 1 several barrels had been tapped to celebrate
    draw liquid from, drain, bleed, milk; broach, open, pierce, puncture
  • 3 the party leaders say that their telephones are tapped
    listen in on/to, wiretap, eavesdrop on, spy on, monitor, overhear
    informal bug, snoop on, get on record

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

Synonyms of tap in English:

tap2

verb

  • 1 she tapped on Lucy's door
    knock, rap, strike, beat, drum, peck
  • 2 Dad leant forward and tapped me on the knee
    touch, pat, nudge, strike lightly, slap lightly, jab, poke, dig, shove, hit

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  • 2 Jack was startled by a tap on the shoulder
    touch, pat, nudge, light blow, light slap, jab, poke, dig, shove, pressure

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