Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tape

5 senses of tape

Sense 1
tape -- (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")
       => strip, slip -- (artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material)

Sense 2
tape, tape recording, taping -- (a recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape")
       => recording -- (a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded)

Sense 3
tape -- (the finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in record time")
       => finishing line, finish line -- (a line indicating the location of the finish of a race)

Sense 4
tape, tapeline, tape measure -- (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")
       => measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device -- (instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something)

Sense 5
magnetic tape, mag tape, tape -- (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")
       => memory device, storage device -- (a device that preserves information for retrieval)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tape

3 senses of tape

Sense 1
tape -- (fasten or attach with tape; "tape the shipping label to the box")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

Sense 2
videotape, tape -- (record on videotape)
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

Sense 3
record, tape -- (register electronically; "They recorded her singing")
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

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