Definition of Emergency:

  1. A serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.

  2. Sudden, unexpected, or impending situation that may cause injury, loss of life, damage to the property, and/or interference with the normal activities of a person or firm and which, therefore, requires immediate attention and remedial action.

Synonyms of Emergency

Crisis, Urgent situation, Extremity, Exigency, X ray, Blood bank, Breakers ahead, Cardhouse, Cause for alarm, Charity ward, Climacteric, Clinic, Clutch, Consultation room, Contingency, Convergence of events, Crisis, Critical juncture, Critical point, Crossroads, Crucial period, Crunch, Danger, Dangerous ground, Delivery room, Difficulty, Dispensary, Endangerment, Examining room, Exigency, Extremity, Fever ward, Gaping chasm, Gathering clouds, Hazard, High pressure, Hinge, Hospital room, House of cards, Imperativeness, Imperilment, Intensive care, Isolation, Jeopardy, Labor room, Laboratory, Maternity ward, Menace, Nursery, Operating room, Pass, Peril, Pharmacy, Pinch, Plight, Predicament, Press, Pressure, Prison ward, Private room, Push, Quicksand, Recovery room, Risk, Rocks ahead, Rub, Semi-private room, Storm clouds, Strait, Stress, Surgery, Tension, Therapy, Thin ice, Threat, Treatment room, Turn, Turn of events, Turning, Turning point, Urgency, Ward

How to use Emergency in a sentence?

  1. Your quick response in an emergency could be a lifesaver.
  2. I was about to call the emergency room to come pick up my brother because he hurt his leg really bad.
  3. Do to the continued unrest in Ferguson, Governor Jay Nixon has a declared a state of emergency for the state of Missouri.
  4. We heard about a fire so we rushed to the warehouse and the fire alarm indicated an emergency so we called 911.

Meaning of Emergency & Emergency Definition