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1. wiretap

noun. ['ˈwaɪɝˌtæp'] the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information.

Synonyms

  • investigating
  • investigation

Antonyms

  • ride

Etymology

  • tap (English)
  • tappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Wiretap

  • dimetapp

Sentences with wiretap


1. Adjective
Both camera and wiretap surveillance may assist with evidence gathering.

2. Noun, singular or mass
However, according to the PRC, if they find a legal wiretap, they will not notify you.

Quotes about wiretap


1. Do you really mean to tell me the only reason you try to be good is to gain God's approval and reward, or to avoid his disapproval and punishment? That's not morality, that's just sucking up, apple-polishing, looking over your shoulder at the great surveillance camera in the sky, or the still small wiretap inside your head, monitoring your every move, even your every base though.
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

2. wiretap

verb. ['ˈwaɪɝˌtæp'] tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information.

Synonyms

  • intercept
  • listen in
  • eavesdrop
  • bug

Etymology

  • tap (English)
  • tappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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