Definitions

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  • verb To channel in a new or different way

Etymologies

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re- +‎ channel

Examples

  • The Federal Reserve and the Obama administration should pile on by championing sound money and fiscal restraint as a way to rechannel capital into growth.

    Beyond the Gold and Bond Bubbles

  • "If anything, I do it to keep them with me and to delay the grieving process or to rechannel whatever those feelings are into this," said Mr. Block, whose mother's passing helped trigger the reflections in "51 Birch Street."

    Parental Guidance Is Advised

  • Surely it makes more sense to rechannel their energies into working with us towards achieving the important stuff – you know, things like equality and ending patriarchal oppressions – than to fire off another 2.000 word hate-filled blog post which will only be read by ten other like-minded transphobes?

    You can be active with the activists…

  • In an attempt to rechannel my immediate discontentment with her tax returns, I will give her credit for supporting her husband in the face of the nightmare that is those cherished extremist evangelical preacher/Gods.

    Cindy McCain releases 2006 tax returns

  • And when you rechannel that negative energy in the right direction, it can prove to be profitable.

    Surviving in an Angry World

  • President Obama tried Wednesday to rechannel public outrage about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill into support for a climate-change bill, seeking to redefine an issue that threatens to tarnish his presidency.

    Obama hopes oil spill boosts support for climate bill

  • However, by simply returning the money to Foley, Johnson appears to be making it possible for Foley to potentially rechannel it for other purposes.

    CT-05

  • She encouraged adults to help children find ways to rechannel feelings through such activities as dramatic play, the writing of stories, poems, and journals, and the use of art materials, all widely accepted techniques today.

    Dorothy Walter Baruch.

  • However, by simply returning the money to Foley, Johnson appears to be making it possible for Foley to potentially rechannel it for other purposes.

    CT-05: Nancy Johnson Returning Foley Money...To Foley

  • The assumption that addressing climate change (or indeed addressing any environmental problem) will be costly is a subspecies of the belief that markets always allocate capital efficiently, and thus that government efforts to rechannel capital are by definition less efficient and more costly than the status quo.

    David Roberts: Energy Efficiency vs. Neoliberal Economics

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