What does crossroads mean?

Definitions for crossroads

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hamlet, crossroads(noun)

    a community of people smaller than a village

  2. juncture, critical point, crossroads(noun)

    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"

  3. crossroads(noun)

    a point where a choice must be made

    "Freud's work stands at the crossroads between psychology and neurology"

Wiktionary

  1. crossroads(Noun)

    A place where one road crosses another; an intersection of two or more roads.

  2. crossroads(Noun)

    A centrally located position

  3. crossroads(Noun)

    A decision point; a turning point or opportunity to change direction, course, or goal.

  4. crossroads(Noun)

    A fork in the road.

Freebase

  1. Crossroads

    In folk magic and mythology, crossroads may represent a location "between the worlds" and, as such, a site where supernatural spirits can be contacted and paranormal events can take place. Symbolically, it can mean a locality where two realms touch and therefore represents liminality, a place literally "neither here nor there", "betwixt and between".

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crossroads in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crossroads in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Maurice Masterlinck:

    At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.

  2. Heinrich Heine:

    Be entirely tolerant or not at all follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.

  3. Newt Gingrich:

    The absence of voting for the Republican nominee is functionally a vote for Hillary, it's a crossroads for the Republican Party and it's a crossroads for America.

  4. Woody Allen:

    More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.

  5. Woody Allen:

    More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.

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