V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. the means or channel by which something is transmitted or conveyed, such as information; 2. a pipe or channel used to carry water or other liquids; 3. a pipe or tube used for protecting electrical wires

Synonyms: transmitter, messenger, means, channel, pipe, canal, cable, culvert, conveyer


Tips: The use of the word conduit would depend on the situation. While it is commonly meant as a means of passage for wires or fluid, it is equally applicable when referring to a person who carries and delivers information.

Usage Examples:

The engineers designed a complex system of conduits for the space station. (cables, wires)

The undercover police officer had a few trusted conduits of information upon whom he relied. (conveyers, messengers)

When Gary was in the hospital after his operation, Rich became his conduit of information and kept him up-to-date on what was going on at work. (conveyer, channel)

The technician designed a hidden conduit of electrical connections behind the wall of my office. (pipe, canal)

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