Synonyms for canal

Synonyms for (noun) canal

Synonyms: canal

Definition: long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation

Similar words: watercourse, waterway

Definition: a conduit through which water flows

Synonyms: duct, canal, channel, epithelial duct

Definition: a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance

Usage: the tear duct was obstructed; the alimentary canal; poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

Similar words: passage, passageway

Definition: a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass

Usage: the nasal passages

Synonyms: canal

Definition: (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion

Similar words: channel

Definition: a deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels

Usage: the ship went aground in the channel

Synonyms for (verb) canal

Synonyms: canal, canalise, canalize

Definition: provide (a city) with a canal

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish

Definition: give something useful or necessary to

Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

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