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tap1

tap1

 
 
pronunciation:
taep
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: tapped, tapping, taps
definition 1: to strike lightly.
She tapped my head as she walked by.
synonyms:
pat
similar words:
drum, hammer, hit, knock, peck, rap, strike
definition 2: to strike a surface lightly once or several times.
She tapped on the door before entering.
synonyms:
drum
similar words:
hammer, knock, pat, rap, strike
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one or more light blows or raps.
The bird's taps on the window pane woke me up.
synonyms:
pat, peck, rap
similar words:
beat, blow, chuck, hit, strike, stroke
definition 2: the noise made by such a rap or blow.
I heard a tap on the door.
synonyms:
rap
similar words:
knock, stroke
derivation: tapper (n.)
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