Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you channel something, you control its movement (typically for liquids). (noun) A channel is a path that carries or directs flow or movement, especially of TV & radio signals and water.

Examples: (verb) Firefighters channeled the lava away from the house. (noun) The English Channel is between France and England. (noun) He only watches two television news channels.

Synonyms: nouns: pathway, route, tunnel. verbs: direct, guide, carry.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 A