Synonyms of channel
1 meansDictionary • We'll be lodging a complaint through the official channels.
way • He came round the back way.
course • For nearly four hours we maintained our course northwards.
approach • We will be exploring different approaches to information-gathering.
medium • English is used as a medium of instruction at primary level.
route • the most direct route to the town centre
path • A group of reporters blocked his path.
avenue • It is set in landscaped grounds at the end of a tree-lined avenue.
2 straitDictionary • Oil spilled into the channel following a collision between a tanker and a trawler.
strait • Thousands of vessels pass through the straits annually.
sound • a blizzard blasting great drifts of snow across the sound
passage • He spotted someone lurking in the passage between the two houses.
canal • A blockage of the canal could severely affect international shipping.
3 ductDictionary • Keep the drainage channel clear.
duct • a big air duct in the ceiling
groove • Grooves were made in the shelf to accommodate the back panel.
gutter • The waste washes down the gutter and into the city's sewerage system.
furrow • Bike trails crisscrossed the grassy furrows.
conduit • He saw that the conduit was choked with rubbish.
directDictionary • Stephen is channelling all his energies into his novel.
direct • He will direct day-to-day operations.
guide • He took the bewildered man by the arm and guided him out.
conduct • He asked if he might conduct us to the ball.
transmit • mosquitoes that transmit disease to humans
convey • They borrowed our boats to convey themselves across the river.
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approachYour approach to a task, problem, or situation is the way you deal with it or think about it.
• We will be exploring different approaches to information-gathering.
• It is set in landscaped grounds at the end of a tree-lined avenue.
canalA canal is a long, narrow stretch of water that has been made for boats to travel along or to bring water to a particular area.
• A blockage of the canal could severely affect international shipping.
Thesaurus for channel from the Collins English Thesaurus