Check out example codes for "how to dismiss keyboard in swift". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

override func viewDidLoad() {
    super.viewDidLoad()

    //Looks for single or multiple taps. 
    let tap: UITapGestureRecognizer = UITapGestureRecognizer(target: self, action: "dismissKeyboard")

    //Uncomment the line below if you want the tap not not interfere and cancel other interactions.
    //tap.cancelsTouchesInView = false 

    view.addGestureRecognizer(tap)
}

//Calls this function when the tap is recognized.
@objc func dismissKeyboard() {
    //Causes the view (or one of its embedded text fields) to resign the first responder status.
    view.endEditing(true)
}

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