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

3 senses of crossroads

Sense 1
hamlet, crossroads -- (a community of people smaller than a village)
       => community -- (a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community")

Sense 2
juncture, critical point, crossroads -- (a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made; "at that juncture he had no idea what to do"; "he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point")
       => crisis -- (an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty; "they went bankrupt during the economic crisis")

Sense 3
crossroads -- (a point where a choice must be made; "Freud's work stands at the crossroads between psychology and neurology")
       => overlap, convergence, intersection -- (a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals")

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

1 sense of crossroad

Sense 1
intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour -- (a junction where one street or road crosses another)
       => junction -- (the place where two or more things come together)

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