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can·al·ize

 (kăn′ə-līz′)
tr.v. can·al·ized, can·al·iz·ing, can·al·iz·es
1. To furnish with or convert into a canal or canals.
2. To provide an outlet for; channel.

canalize

(ˈkænəˌlaɪz) or

canalise

vb (tr)
1. (Civil Engineering) to provide with or convert into a canal or canals
2. to give a particular direction to or provide an outlet for; channel
3. (Civil Engineering) to divide (a channel) into separate reaches controlled by dams and weirs to aid navigation, control water levels, generate power, etc
ˌcanaliˈzation, ˌcanaliˈsation n

can•al•ize

(ˈkæn lˌaɪz, kəˈnæl aɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make a canal through.
2. to convert into a canal.
3. to give an outlet to.
[1850–55]

canalize

To restrict operations to a narrow zone by use of existing or reinforcing obstacles or by fire or bombing.

canalize


Past participle: canalized
Gerund: canalizing

Imperative
canalize
canalize
Present
I canalize
you canalize
he/she/it canalizes
we canalize
you canalize
they canalize
Preterite
I canalized
you canalized
he/she/it canalized
we canalized
you canalized
they canalized
Present Continuous
I am canalizing
you are canalizing
he/she/it is canalizing
we are canalizing
you are canalizing
they are canalizing
Present Perfect
I have canalized
you have canalized
he/she/it has canalized
we have canalized
you have canalized
they have canalized
Past Continuous
I was canalizing
you were canalizing
he/she/it was canalizing
we were canalizing
you were canalizing
they were canalizing
Past Perfect
I had canalized
you had canalized
he/she/it had canalized
we had canalized
you had canalized
they had canalized
Future
I will canalize
you will canalize
he/she/it will canalize
we will canalize
you will canalize
they will canalize
Future Perfect
I will have canalized
you will have canalized
he/she/it will have canalized
we will have canalized
you will have canalized
they will have canalized
Future Continuous
I will be canalizing
you will be canalizing
he/she/it will be canalizing
we will be canalizing
you will be canalizing
they will be canalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been canalizing
you have been canalizing
he/she/it has been canalizing
we have been canalizing
you have been canalizing
they have been canalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been canalizing
you will have been canalizing
he/she/it will have been canalizing
we will have been canalizing
you will have been canalizing
they will have been canalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been canalizing
you had been canalizing
he/she/it had been canalizing
we had been canalizing
you had been canalizing
they had been canalizing
Conditional
I would canalize
you would canalize
he/she/it would canalize
we would canalize
you would canalize
they would canalize
Past Conditional
I would have canalized
you would have canalized
he/she/it would have canalized
we would have canalized
you would have canalized
they would have canalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.canalize - provide (a city) with a canal
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.canalize - direct the flow of; "channel information towards a broad audience"
channelise, channelize, guide, maneuver, steer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, head, direct - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
Translations

canalize

[ˈkænəlaɪz] VTcanalizar

canalize

vt (lit, fig)kanalisieren

canalize

[ˈkænəˌlaɪz] vt (frm) → canalizzare, convogliare
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