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channel

Synonyms of channel in English:

noun

  • 1 the English Channel
    strait(s), sound, neck, arm, narrows, passage, sea passage, stretch of water, waterway
  • 2 the clear water from the spring ran down a channel towards the house
  • 3 it is hard to find the right channel for extraordinary energy
    use, medium, means/mode of expression, vehicle;
    release, means of release, release mechanism, safety valve, vent;
    way of harnessing;
    course, direction, path, route
  • 4 a channel of communication
    means, medium, instrument, mechanism, agency, vehicle, route, avenue, course, method, mode;
    procedure, technique
  • verb

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  • 1 you need to channel out the plaster where the conduit is to go
    cut a groove in, make a furrow in
  • 2 the arches were put up to channel the waters of an underground river many countries channel their aid through charities
    convey, transmit, transport, conduct, direct, guide, bear, carry, relay, pass on, transfer
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