Textual thesaurus for "tap"

(noun) dab, pat

a light touch or stroke

(noun) wiretap

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

(noun) spigot

a plug for a bunghole in a cask

(noun) water faucet, water tap, hydrant

a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask

(noun) pat, rap

the sound made by a gentle blow

(noun) strike, rap

a gentle blow

(verb) beg, solicit

make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently

Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce; My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities

(verb) exploit

draw from; make good use of

we must exploit the resources we are given wisely

(verb) tip

strike lightly

He tapped me on the shoulder

(verb) tapdance

dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes

Glover tapdances better than anybody

(verb) pink, rap, knock

make light, repeated taps on a surface

he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently

(verb) wiretap, bug, intercept

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?