eavesdrop

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Synonyms for eavesdrop

Synonyms for eavesdrop

to observe or listen in secret to obtain information

Synonyms

Synonyms for eavesdrop

listen without the speaker's knowledge

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O'Neill said: "Every country eavesdrops - the US just happens to be the best of them all.
The NSA, which eavesdrops on billions of communications worldwide, is barred from domestic spying without a warrant, as required in the Fourth Amendment of the Bill of Rights.
She eavesdrops like a spy and penetrates the culture more and more deeply.
During consideration of the murder of 3 police officers on January 4 and subsequent anti-terror special operation outside Bishkek on January 5 in Parliament, MP Dastanbek Bekeshev claimed the national security agencies illegitimately eavesdrops phone conversations of parliamentarians and government officials.