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Synonyms of 'vehicle'

(noun) 
Definition
a machine such as a bus or car for transporting people or goods
a vehicle which was somewhere between a tractor and a truck
Synonyms
conveyance (old-fashioned)
He had never travelled in such a strange conveyance before.
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motor vehicle
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means of transport
(noun) 
Definition
something used to achieve a particular purpose or as a means of expression
Her art became a vehicle for her political beliefs.
Synonyms
medium
English is used as a medium of instruction at primary level.
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channel
We'll be lodging a complaint through the official channels.
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mechanism
the clumsy mechanism of price controls
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organ
the People's Daily, the official organ of the Chinese Commmunist Party
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apparatus
He was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
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means of expression

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of apparatus
Definition
a collection of equipment used for a particular purpose
He was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
Synonyms
materials,
tools,
implements,
utensils,
contraption (informal)
in the sense of channel
Definition
a means of access or communication
We'll be lodging a complaint through the official channels.
in the sense of mechanism
Definition
a process or technique
the clumsy mechanism of price controls
Synonyms

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