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tap

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tap

  1. to strike or cause to strike lightly and usually rhythmically <tapped her foot in time to the music> <kept tapping the desk with his pencil> Synonyms beat, drum, rap Related Words bang, bash, bat, bonk, bop, hammer, hit, knock, paste, pound, slam, smack, sock, strike, swat, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, whack; chink, clatter, clink, ping; pat, pit-a-pat, pitter-patter; chuck, clap, click, flick, tip




tap

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tap

  1. to remove (liquid) gradually or completely <the oil company tapped that first well completely dry> Synonyms bleed, draft, draw (off), pump, siphon (also syphon), tapRelated Words milk; suck; clear, empty, evacuate, exhaust, vacate, vacuate, void; decant, effuse; deplete; clean, flush, purgeNear Antonyms bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet; deluge, drown, flood, inundate, overflow; submerge, swampAntonyms fill




tap

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tap

  1. a fixture for controlling the flow of a liquid <turn the tap to the right for cold water and to the left for hot water> Synonyms cock, gate, spigot, stopcock, faucet, valveRelated Words hydrant, spout; petcock




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