Synonyms and Antonyms for taper

1. taper (v.)

diminish gradually

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2. taper (n.)

the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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3. taper (v.)

give a point to

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4. taper (n.)

stick of wax with a wick in the middle

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5. taper (n.)

a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame

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6. taper (n.)

a convex shape that narrows toward a point

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