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Why synonyms can be useful

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Synonyms for (noun) tap

Synonyms: dab, tap, pat Definition: a light touch or stroke

Hypernyms: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Synonyms: tap, wiretap Definition: the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information

Hypernyms: investigating, investigation Definition: the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

Synonyms: tap, spigot Definition: a plug for a bunghole in a cask

Hypernyms: stopper, stopple, plug Definition: blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

Synonyms: tap Definition: a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads

Hypernyms: tool Definition: an implement used in the practice of a vocation

Synonyms: tap Definition: a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)

Hypernyms: plate Definition: a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

Synonyms: water faucet, water tap, tap, hydrant Definition: a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask

Hypernyms: faucet, spigot Definition: a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir

Hypernyms: plumbing fixture Definition: a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building

Synonyms: pat, rap, tap Definition: the sound made by a gentle blow

Hypernyms: sound Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event Usage: the sound awakened them

Synonyms: strike, tap, rap Definition: a gentle blow

Hypernyms: bump, blow Definition: an impact (as from a collision) Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Synonyms for (verb) tap

Synonyms: tap, beg, solicit Definition: make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently Usage: Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce; My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities

Hypernyms: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: tap, exploit Definition: draw from; make good use of Usage: we must exploit the resources we are given wisely

Hypernyms: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer

Synonyms: tip, tap Definition: strike lightly Usage: He tapped me on the shoulder

Hypernyms: strike Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead

Synonyms: tap Definition: cut a female screw thread with a tap

Hypernyms: cut Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument Usage: Cut the rope

Synonyms: tap Definition: pierce in order to draw a liquid from Usage: tap a maple tree for its syrup; tap a keg of beer

Hypernyms: pierce Definition: make a hole into Usage: The needle pierced her flesh

Synonyms: tap Definition: draw (liquor) from a tap Usage: tap beer in a bar

Hypernyms: take out, draw Definition: take liquid out of a container or well Usage: She drew water from the barrel

Synonyms: tap, tapdance Definition: dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes Usage: Glover tapdances better than anybody

Hypernyms: trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance Definition: move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance Usage: My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio

Synonyms: tap Definition: walk with a tapping sound

Hypernyms: walk Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps Usage: Walk, don't run!; We walked instead of driving; She walks with a slight limp; The patient cannot walk yet; Walk over to the cabinet

Synonyms: pink, rap, tap, knock Definition: make light, repeated taps on a surface Usage: he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently

Hypernyms: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Synonyms: wiretap, tap, bug, intercept Definition: tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information Usage: The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy; Is this hotel room bugged?

Hypernyms: eavesdrop, listen in Definition: listen without the speaker's knowledge Usage: the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife's conversations

Synonyms: tap Definition: draw from or dip into to get something Usage: tap one's memory; tap a source of money

Hypernyms: withdraw, draw, draw off, take out Definition: remove (a commodity) from (a supply source) Usage: She drew $2,000 from the account; The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank

Synonyms: tap Definition: furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it Usage: tap a cask of wine

Hypernyms: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater