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English verb: canalize

1. canalize (possession) provide (a city) with a canal

Synonymscanal, canalise

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

2. canalize (motion) direct the flow of

SamplesChannel information towards a broad audience.

ExamplesThey canalize the water from the sink

Synonymscanalise, channel

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer

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