noun (plural same)
- 1An intersection of two or more roads: Donna accelerated, seeing a crossroads ahead the jeep sped on towards the crossroadsMore example sentences
- At roundabouts, zebra crossings, crossroads and traffic lights, rear-end shunts can cause serious injury and, in some extreme cases, death.
- He analysed accidents at urban priority crossroads and staggered intersections.
- Villagers are to be given the chance to have their say over £1.8m plans to reduce the death toll at a crossroads where two major roads meet near Selby.
- 1.1 (crossroad) North American A road that crosses a main road or joins two main roads.More example sentences
- As they turned right at a corner the road widened and a crossroad loomed out from the darkness, the same one they had passed that morning.
- Each one jogged down the road to the four-way crossroad.
- There was grass on either side of the road, until they got down to the crossroad, the road split into three.
- 2A point at which a crucial decision must be made which will have far-reaching consequences: by 1998 I was at the crossroadsMore example sentences
- At the crossroads of a profound and complex political crisis, a new cabinet is finally formed.
- Thus, without a word of dialogue or a note of music, he has conveyed the change that this woman is about to undergo at the crossroads of her life.
- But then there was a time when he found himself at the crossroads - mainstream cinema was not accepting him and his versatility was not finding any creative route to expression.
More definitions of crossroadsDefinition of crossroads in:
- The US English dictionary