Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun watercourse

3 senses of watercourse

Sense 1
watercourse -- (natural or artificial channel through which water flows)
       => channel -- (a deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels; "the ship went aground in the channel")

Sense 2
stream, watercourse -- (a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth)
       => body of water, water -- (the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge")

Sense 3
watercourse, waterway -- (a conduit through which water flows)
       => way -- (any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out")

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