Synonyms of tape


1. tape, strip, slip

usage: a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening; "he used a piece of tape for a belt"; "he wrapped a tape around the package"

2. tape, tape recording, taping, recording

usage: a recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"

3. tape, finishing line, finish line

usage: the finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in record time"

4. tape, tapeline, tape measure, measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device

usage: measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths; "the carpenter should have used his tape measure"

5. magnetic tape, mag tape, tape, memory device, storage device

usage: memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"


1. tape, attach

usage: fasten or attach with tape; "tape the shipping label to the box"

2. videotape, tape, record, enter, put down

usage: record on videotape

3. record, tape, record, enter, put down

usage: register electronically; "They recorded her singing"

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Definition and meaning of tape (Dictionary)