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taps

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of tap

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(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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taps

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of tap

Synonyms & Antonyms of taps (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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taps

noun
plural of tap

Synonyms of taps (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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“Taps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/taps. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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