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1 Translation result for to tap in Spanish


tap verb

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tapped, has tapped, is tapping, taps
tocar, golpear ligeramente; aprovechar, explotar emplear, utilizar, usar; intervenir (una línea telefónica); sacar líquido de (un barril, un tanque, etc.)
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The woman is tapping on the man's shoulder.

Example sentences of
tap verb

  • He was tapping the desk with a pencil.

Synonyms of
tap verb

Detailed synonyms for tap verb

Tap, knock, rap significan golpear o pegar audiblemente.
  • Tap indica dar un golpe leve, y por lo general, repetidas veces <tapped on the window to attract her attention>.
  • Knock indica un golpe más firme, a veces semejante a un martillazo, y que produce un sonido más fuerte <the concierge knocked loudly at 7:00 to awaken us>.
  • Rap connota un golpe vigoroso y fuerte que se da sobre una superficie dura y que produce un ruido seco y fuerte o una serie de sonidos <rapped the table with his knuckles>.

Reverse translation for to tap

tocar  - to knock, to ring, to touch, to feel, to handle, to touch on, to refer to, to concern, to affect, to play (a musical instrument) 
aprovechar  - to be of use, to take advantage of, to make good use of, to progress, to improve 
utilizar  - to use, to utilize 
usar  - to use, to make use of, to consume, to use (up), to wear 
intervenir  (una línea telefónica) - to control, to supervise, to take part, to audit, to intervene, to intercede, to operate on, to tap (a telephone) 
sacar líquido de  (un barril, un tanque, etc.)
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