What does Emergency mean?

Definitions for Emergency
ɪˈmɜr dʒən siEmer·gen·cy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Emergency.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emergency, exigency, pinch(noun)

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

    "he never knew what to do in an emergency"

  2. emergency(noun)

    a state in which martial law applies

    "the governor declared a state of emergency"

  3. hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake(noun)

    a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

Wiktionary

  1. emergency(Noun)

    A situation such as a natural or man-made disaster requiring urgent assistance.

  2. emergency(Noun)

    The department of a hospital that treats emergencies.

  3. emergency(Noun)

    The quality of being emergent; sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence.

  4. emergency(Adjective)

    Related to the emergency or to the provision of assistance.

    emergency vehicles

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emergency(noun)

    sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion

  2. Emergency(noun)

    an unforeseen occurrence or combination of circumstances which calls for immediate action or remedy; pressing necessity; exigency

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. emergency

    Imminent want in difficult circumstances.

Suggested Resources

  1. emergency

    Song lyrics by emergency -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by emergency on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Emergency' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2605

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Emergency' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2938

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Emergency' in Nouns Frequency: #1057

How to pronounce Emergency?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Emergency in sign language?

  1. emergency

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Emergency in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Emergency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Emergency in a Sentence

  1. Peter Liese:

    I consider this decision to be problematic and recommend that European Union Member States do not repeat the process in the same way, a few weeks of thorough examination by the European Medicines Agency is better than a hasty emergency marketing authorisation of a vaccine.

  2. Ted Ross:

    For emergency use, a vaccine could be on the market much faster if it’s needed, it depends on how fast Zika spreads throughout the Americas and into the United States. So, that timeframe could be as short as two years if necessary.

  3. Joseph Worley:

    During an emergency travel of some kind I do need to travel with my dog and it’s not just something that I do because I can, when I’m in my wheelchair I need help….I need help with doors and when I drop things… If somebody needs me, I may not have 48-hours to travel.

  4. Luis Olmedo of Comité Cívico:

    We must first deal with the inequities, we can not win a war on Covid in the emergency room.

  5. Azusa Chan:

    After this incident, he left [sic] his phone beside him whenever he is conducting a lecture so we could call him in case of emergency.

Images & Illustrations of Emergency

  1. EmergencyEmergencyEmergencyEmergencyEmergency

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Emergency#1#1909#10000

Translations for Emergency

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • حالة الطوارئ, طوارئ, حالة طوارئArabic
  • спешен случайBulgarian
  • emergència, urgènciaCatalan, Valencian
  • nouze, pohotovost, nouzová situaceCzech
  • Notstand, Notlage, NotfallGerman
  • έκτακτη ανάγκηGreek
  • emergencia, urgenciaSpanish
  • hätä, teho-osasto, hätätilanneFinnish
  • urgence, crise, urgencesFrench
  • èiginnScottish Gaelic
  • emerxencia, urxenciaGalician
  • שעת חירוםHebrew
  • emergenzaItalian
  • 緊急事態, 非常時Japanese
  • 비상 사태Korean
  • lezgînKurdish
  • noodDutch
  • emergência, urgênciaPortuguese
  • ч. п., неотложка, чрезвычайное положение, отделение неотложной помощи, чрезвычайное происшествие, экстренная ситуация, реанимацияRussian
  • akut, akutmottagning, nödSwedish
  • acil durumTurkish

Get even more translations for Emergency »

Translation

Find a translation for the Emergency definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Emergency definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Emergency." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 7 Mar. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Emergency>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Emergency? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    reading carefully with intent to remember
    • A. assault
    • B. drought
    • C. perusal
    • D. empire

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Emergency:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.