Synonyms of tap

(Entry 1 of 3)

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

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Synonyms & Antonyms of tap (Entry 2 of 3)

to remove (liquid) gradually or completely
  • the oil company tapped that first well completely dry

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Synonyms of tap (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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The first known use of tap was before the 12th century

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“Tap.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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