Synonyms and Antonyms of crossroad

  1. 1 usually crossroads pl  a place where roads meet <the fast-food chain has a restaurant at practically every crossroads> Synonyms carrefour, corner, crossing, crossway(s), intersection, junction Related Words cloverleaf, interchange, overpass, underpass; circle, rotary, roundabout [British], traffic circle

  2. 2 usually crossroads pl  a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action <we've come to a crossroads, and we have to make a decision> Synonyms boiling point, breaking point, clutch, conjuncture, crisis, emergency(s), crunch, crunch time, Dunkirk, exigency, extremity, flash point, head, juncture, tinderbox, zero hourRelated Words contingency, possibility; climax, turning point; happening, landmark, milestone; condition, pass, situation, strait; deadlock, impasse, stalemate; corner, fix, hole, hot water, jam, last ditch, pinch, predicament, scrape, spot; eleventh hour, last minute

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