Synonyms of 'vehicle'
a machine such as a bus or car for transporting people or goodsa vehicle which was somewhere between a tractor and a truck
something used to achieve a particular purpose or as a means of expressionHer art became a vehicle for her political beliefs.
English is used as a medium of instruction at primary level.
We'll be lodging a complaint through the official channels.
the clumsy mechanism of price controls
the People's Daily, the official organ of the Chinese Commmunist Party
He was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
means of expression
related phobia ochophobia
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in the sense of apparatus
a collection of equipment used for a particular purposeHe was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
in the sense of channel
a means of access or communicationWe'll be lodging a complaint through the official channels.
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