Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / wiretap
FEEDBACK

wiretap

See definition of wiretap on Dictionary.com
  • as insurveillance
  • as ininvestigate
  • as inpry
  • as inbug
  • as ineavesdrop

synonyms for wiretap

  • care
  • control
  • examination
  • inspection
  • scrutiny
  • supervision
  • vigilance
  • bug
  • direction
  • eye
  • lookout
  • spying
  • stakeout
  • superintendence
  • tab
  • tail
  • tap
  • track
  • vigil
  • watch
  • body mike
  • bugging
  • eagle eye
  • peeled eye
  • surveyance
See also synonyms for: wiretapped / wiretapping
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for wiretap

MOST RELEVANT
  • carelessness
  • ignorance
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • indifference
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Decode This Quiz On Untranslatable Words
START THE QUIZ

How to use wiretap in a sentence

On Hoover’s desk sat a notebook containing all the outstanding wiretaps the Bureau then had running.
WORKING FOR J. EDGAR HOOVER, I SAW HIS WORST EXCESSES AND BEST INTENTIONSPAUL LETERSKYJULY 22, 2021TIME
Theoharis obtained tens of thousands of documents related to illegal wiretaps, mail openings and break-ins.
ATHAN THEOHARIS, HISTORIAN WHO EXPOSED FBI MISCONDUCT, DIES AT 84HARRISON SMITHJULY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There don’t seem to be any secret wiretaps or defectors who are telling all.
THEY CALLED IT A CONSPIRACY THEORY. BUT ALINA CHAN TWEETED LIFE INTO THE IDEA THAT THE VIRUS CAME FROM A LAB.ANTONIO REGALADOJUNE 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s guide to recording police notes that in places with one-party-consent wiretap laws—38 US states and the District of Columbia—you can freely record audio.
THE TACTICS POLICE ARE USING TO PREVENT BYSTANDER VIDEOABBY OHLHEISERAPRIL 30, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The government got what it needed from a wiretap of defendant Basaaly Saeed Moalin's phone, not from the mass collection of metadata.
NSA SPYING EXPOSED BY SNOWDEN WAS ILLEGAL AND NOT VERY USEFUL, COURT SAYSJON BRODKINSEPTEMBER 3, 2020ARS TECHNICA
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO WIRETAP

  • eavesdrop
  • listen in
  • overhear
  • spy
  • tap
  • wiretap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.