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Verb: channelize  'cha-nu,lIz
  1. Determine the direction of travelling
    - steer, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], direct, point, head, guide, channelise [Brit]
  2. Make a channel for; provide with a channel
    "channelize the country for better transportation";
    - channelise [Brit]
  3. Send from one person or place to another
    - transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelise [Brit]
  4. Cause to form a channel
    "channelize a stream";
    - channelise [Brit]

Derived forms: channelized, channelizing, channelizes

Type of: build, command, construct, control, displace, make, move, straighten, straighten out