- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) n.1. [A passageway for liquid]Syn. conduit, tube, canal, duct, course, carrier, gutter, furrow, trough, tunnel, tideway, strait, neck, sound, race, raceway, watercourse, waterway, sluice, sluiceway, sewer, main, artery, vein, runway, ditch, trench, moat, aqueduct, canyon, cesspipe, pipe; see also way 2 .Ant. ridge*, crest, dam.2. [The deeper portion of a river]Syn. current, marked channel, buoyed channel, dredged channel, body of the river, flood, deep water; see also flow , water 2 .3. [A groove]Syn. gouge, gutter, slit; see sense 1, groove .v.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)In.conduit, course, strait, waterway, groove, runnel, culvert, trough, run, canal, chase, furrow, rut, trench, sluiceway, flume.IIv.route, direct, guide, send, funnel, lead, siphon.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To direct toward a common center: center, concentrate, converge, focalize, focus. See EDGE. 2. To serve as a conduit: carry, conduct, convey, transmit. See ALLOW.
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