Student Thesaurus

One entry found for emergency.
Entry Word: emergency
Function: noun
Text: a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action <an alert, quick-thinking girl who is good to have around in an emergency>
Synonyms clutch, crisis, crossroad(s), crunch, exigency, head, juncture, zero hour
Related Words contingency, possibility; climax, landmark, milestone, turning point; condition, pass, situation, strait; deadlock, impasse, stalemate; corner, fix, hole, hot water, jam, pinch, predicament, scrape, spot