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tap

synonym (synonym of tap)

  • (noun.event)
    the sound made by a gentle blow (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a gentle blow (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a plug for a bunghole in a cask (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a light touch or stroke (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    strike lightly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    draw from; make good use of (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    make light, repeated taps on a surface (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently (verb.communication)
     

hypernym (tap IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask (noun.artifact)
    a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building (noun.artifact)
     
  • a gentle blow (noun.event)
    an impact (as from a collision) (noun.event)
     
  • a light touch or stroke (noun.act)
    the act of putting two things together with no space between them (noun.act)
     
  • a plug for a bunghole in a cask (noun.artifact)
    blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly (noun.artifact)
     
  • a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing) (noun.artifact)
    a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic (noun.artifact)
     
  • a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads (noun.artifact)
    an implement used in the practice of a vocation (noun.artifact)
     
  • cut a female screw thread with a tap (verb.contact)
    separate with or as if with an instrument (verb.contact)
     
  • dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes (verb.motion)
    move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance (verb.creation)
     
  • draw (liquor) from a tap (verb.motion)
    take liquid out of a container or well (verb.motion)
     
  • draw from or dip into to get something (verb.possession)
    remove (a commodity) from (a supply source) (verb.possession)
     
  • draw from; make good use of (verb.consumption)
    put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose (verb.consumption)
     
  • furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it (verb.possession)
    give something useful or necessary to (verb.possession)
     
  • make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently (verb.communication)
    express the need or desire for; ask for (verb.communication)
     
  • make light, repeated taps on a surface (verb.perception)
    make a certain noise or sound (verb.perception)
     
  • pierce in order to draw a liquid from (verb.contact)
    make a hole into (verb.contact)
     
  • strike lightly (verb.contact)
    deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon (verb.contact)
     
  • tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb.perception)
    listen without the speaker's knowledge (verb.perception)
     
  • the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information (noun.act)
    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically (noun.act)
     
  • the sound made by a gentle blow (noun.event)
    the sudden occurrence of an audible event (noun.event)
     
  • walk with a tapping sound (verb.motion)
    use one's feet to advance; advance by steps (verb.motion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF tap relation)

  • draw from; make good use of (verb.consumption)
    make the most of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    exploit the power of (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    get from the earth by excavation (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    exploit excessively (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    exploit as much as possible (verb.consumption)
     
  • make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently (verb.communication)
    seek alms, as for religious purposes (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors (verb.social)
     
  • strike lightly (verb.contact)
    strike or tap firmly (verb.contact)
     
  • the sound made by a gentle blow (noun.event)
    a series of rapid tapping sounds (noun.event)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a plug for a bunghole in a cask (noun.artifact)
    a cylindrical container that holds liquids (noun.artifact)
     

verb group (tap is verb group of ....)

  • pierce in order to draw a liquid from (verb.contact)
    furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it (verb.possession)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tap)

  • a gentle blow (noun.event)
    hit against; come into sudden contact with (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    strike sharply (verb.contact)
     
  • a light touch or stroke (noun.act)
    hit lightly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    apply (usually a liquid) to a surface (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    strike lightly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    make light, repeated taps on a surface (verb.perception)
     
  • a plug for a bunghole in a cask (noun.artifact)
    a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    pierce in order to draw a liquid from (verb.contact)
     
  • a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing) (noun.artifact)
    dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes (verb.motion)
     
  • dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes (verb.motion)
    a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes (noun.person)
     
  • draw from; make good use of (verb.consumption)
    the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful (noun.act)
     
  • furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it (verb.possession)
    a plug for a bunghole in a cask (noun.artifact)
     
  • make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently (verb.communication)
    an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes (noun.person)
     
  • make light, repeated taps on a surface (verb.perception)
    the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the sound of light blow or knock (noun.event)
     
  • pierce in order to draw a liquid from (verb.contact)
    a plug for a bunghole in a cask (noun.artifact)
     
  • strike lightly (verb.contact)
    a light touch or stroke (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the sound made by a gentle blow (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a gentle blow (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly (noun.person)
     
  • tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb.perception)
    the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire (noun.person)
     
  • the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information (noun.act)
    tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb.perception)
     

domain category (tap is domain category of ....)

  • a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing) (noun.artifact)
    taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym verb group derivation domain category pat rap strike hydrant spigot wiretap touch touching investigating investigation plug stopper pitter-patter quest canvas canvass buttonhole lobby barrel cask tap dab pat swab swob chuck knock dance dancing saltation terpsichore

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