Synonyms for emergency

Synonyms for (noun) emergency

Synonyms: hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake

Definition: a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

Similar words: brake

Definition: a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle

Synonyms: pinch, emergency, exigency

Definition: a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

Usage: he never knew what to do in an emergency

Similar words: crisis

Definition: a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something

Usage: after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better

Synonyms: emergency

Definition: a state in which martial law applies

Usage: the governor declared a state of emergency

Similar words: temporary state

Definition: a state that continues for a limited time

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