1. blame, rap, reproach

usage: a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"

2. rap, strike, tap, blow, bump

usage: a gentle blow

3. pat, rap, tap, sound

usage: the sound made by a gentle blow

4. rap, conversation

usage: voluble conversation

5. rap, rap music, hip-hop, popular music, popular music genre, black music, African-American music

usage: genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged

6. knock, belt, rap, whack, whang, blow

usage: the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"


1. rap, knap, strike

usage: strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles"

2. tap, rap, knock, pink, sound, go

usage: make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"

3. rap, perform

usage: perform rap music

4. rap, talk, speak

usage: talk volubly

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