Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

junction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of junction

  1. 1 a place where two or more things are united <situated at the junction of several major railways, the city has long been a transportation hub> Synonyms connection, coupling, join, joining, jointure, joint, junctureRelated Words link, nexus, tie; interconnection, intersection; abutment, articulation, attachment; seam, suture; concourse, confluence, meeting; unionNear Antonyms cleft, crack, crevice, fissure, gap, rift, separation

  2. 2 the act or an instance of joining two or more things into one <the junction of the coalition's two military forces has not been without problems> Synonyms combination, combining, connecting, connection, consolidation, coupling, union, linking, merger, merging, unificationRelated Words agglomeration, amalgamation, blend, coalescence, commingling, compounding, fusion, intermingling, intermixture, mingling, mix, mixture, synthesis; reunification, reunionNear Antonyms detachment, divorcement, separation, severanceAntonyms breakup, disconnection, dissolution, disunion, division, parting, partition, schism, scission, split

  3. 3 a place where roads meet <the town finally installed a traffic light at that busy junction> Synonyms carrefour, corner, crossing, crossway(s), intersection, crossroadRelated Words cloverleaf, interchange, overpass, underpass; circle, rotary, roundabout [British], traffic circle





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up junction? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1926873504

Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?

superficial gregarious flashy tetchy
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ