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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hamlet, crossroadsnoun

    a community of people smaller than a village

  2. juncture, critical point, crossroadsnoun

    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. crossroadsnoun

    a point where a choice must be made

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


  1. crossroadsnoun

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

  2. crossroadsnoun

    A centrally located position

  3. crossroadsnoun

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

  4. crossroadsnoun

    A fork in the road.


  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".

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  1. crossroadsnoun

    The Afterlife, mostly heaven. See you at the crossroads so you wont be lonely -- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (Tha Crossroads)

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  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

Examples of crossroads in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. William Bratton:

    I can think of no person better suited to transition the culture of an institution in crisis, and lead its turnaround, uSC is at a crossroads, and Rick will know how to find the way forward.

  3. 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.

  4. Salima Ikram:

    Middle Egypt, from quite early on, was Middle Egypt because Middle Egypt is at the crossroads of two continents.

  5. Ravi Adusumalli:

    Vijay was at an interesting crossroads. He was the majority shareholder in One97... the company was growing well and very profitable, he could have easily sold the company and retired, or he could invest 100 % of his net worth into creating a new company.

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. occasional
    • B. hatched
    • C. handsome
    • D. sought

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