Definition of “tap out” - English Dictionary

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tap out

phrasal verb with tap uk /tæp/ us /tæp/ verb -pp-

in mixed martial arts and similar sports, to tap the floor to show that you accept that your competitor has beaten you:

Suddenly he dropped to his knees and tapped out.

(Definition of “tap out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)