Synonyms of 'channel'
a means of access or communicationWe'll be lodging a complaint through the official channels.
He came round the back way.
For nearly four hours we maintained our course northwards.
We will be exploring different approaches to information-gathering.
English is used as a medium of instruction at primary level.
the most direct route to the town centre
A group of reporters blocked his path.
The tornado wrecked everything in its path.
It is set in landscaped grounds at the end of a tree-lined avenue.
a navigable course through an area of waterOil spilled into the channel following a collision between a tanker and a trawler.
Thousands of vessels pass through the straits annually.
a blizzard blasting great drifts of snow across the sound
I spotted someone lurking in the passage between the two houses.
A blockage of the canal could severely affect international shipping.
a grooveKeep the drainage channel clear.
duct, , ,
a big air duct in the ceiling
Grooves were made in the shelf to accommodate the back panel.
The waste washes down the gutter and into the city's sewerage system.
Bike trails crisscrossed the grassy furrows.
He saw that the conduit was choked with rubbish.
to direct or convey through a channel or channelsStefan is channelling all his energies into his novel.
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in the sense of approach
a way of dealing with a matterWe will be exploring different approaches to information-gathering.
in the sense of avenue
a wide streetIt is set in landscaped grounds at the end of a tree-lined avenue.
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