Synonyms for wiretap

Synonyms for (noun) wiretap

Synonyms: tap, wiretap

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

Similar words: investigating, investigation

Definition: the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

Synonyms for (verb) wiretap

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?

Similar words: eavesdrop, listen in

Definition: listen without the speaker's knowledge

Usage: the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife's conversations