tap
noun.
the sound made by a gentle blow
Synonym: pat, rap
noun.
a gentle blow
Synonym: rap, strike
noun.
a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
noun.
a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)
noun.
a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads
noun.
a plug for a bunghole in a cask
Synonym: spigot
noun.
the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
Synonym: wiretap
noun.
a light touch or stroke
Synonym: dab, pat
verb.
cut a female screw thread with a tap
verb.
draw from or dip into to get something
tap one's memory|tap a source of money
verb.
strike lightly
He tapped me on the shoulder
Synonym: tip
verb.
draw from; make good use of
we must exploit the resources we are given wisely
Synonym: exploit
verb.
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?
Synonym: bug, intercept, wiretap
verb.
furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it
tap a cask of wine
verb.
make light, repeated taps on a surface
he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently
Synonym: rap, pink, knock
verb.
walk with a tapping sound
verb.
dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes
Glover tapdances better than anybody
Synonym: tapdance
verb.
draw (liquor) from a tap
tap beer in a bar
verb.
pierce in order to draw a liquid from
tap a maple tree for its syrup|tap a keg of beer
verb.
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
Synonym: solicit, beg