What is another word for crossings?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈɒsɪŋz] (IPA)

The word "crossings" refers to a place where two paths or roads intersect. While the term crossings is widely used, there are several other words that can be used as synonyms. Some examples of synonyms for crossings include intersection, junction, crossroads, and thoroughfare. The word intersection refers to a crossing where two or more roads meet at right angles, whereas a junction refers to a point where two or more routes meet or cross. Crossroads, on the other hand, refers to a crossing of two or more roads in a rural area. Thoroughfare is another synonym for crossings, which refers to a road or passage that leads somewhere. When writing, it is essential to use synonyms to add diversity to our language and make our content more readable.

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Usage examples for Crossings

The other crossings were made without so much difficulty, or danger.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
The first crossings were accomplished without much trouble or peril; but as we descended the mountain its volume increased and its current became so swift and strong, that we were compelled to make our way, the best we could, on the steep mountain side.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
There had been chafings and crossings of will, two or three times.
"The Pioneers"
Katharine Susannah Prichard

Famous quotes with Crossings

  • As a co-chair of the State's 2010 Olympics Task Force, I am working to make sure our border crossings are ready to handle the risks and benefits the Games will bring.
    Rick Larsen
  • Do the thousands of 'cross-bucks' at railroad crossings across our nation memorialize any exchange of 'dollars'?
    Francis M. Faber Jr.
  • The continuity of physical traits and the limitation of the effects of environment to the individual only are now so thoroughly recognized by scientists that it is at most a question of time when the social consequences which result from such crossings will be generally understood by the public at large. As soon as the true bearing and import of the facts are appreciated by lawmakers, a complete change in our political structure will inevitably occur, and our present reliance on the influences of education will be superseded by a readjustment based on racial values.
    Madison Grant
  • If my soul could get away from this so-called prison, be granted all the list of attributes generally bestowed on spirits, my first ramble on spirit wings would not be among the volcanoes of the moon. Nor should I follow the sunbeams to their sources in the sun. I should hover about the beauty of our own good star. I should not go moping among the tombs, nor around the artificial desolation of men. I should study Nature's laws in all their crossings and unions; I should follow magnetic streams to their source and follow the shores of our magnetic oceans. I should go among the rays of the aurora, and follow them to their beginnings, and study their dealings and communions with other powers and expressions of matter. And I should go to the very center of our globe and read the whole splendid page from the beginning. But my first journeys would be into the inner substance of flowers, and among the folds and mazes of Yosemite's falls. How grand to move about in the very tissue of falling columns, and in the very birthplace of their heavenly harmonies, looking outward as from windows of ever-varying transparency and staining!
    John Muir
  • On the longest of timescales, over millions of years, the workings of chance defied human intuition. Humans were equipped with a subjective consciousness of risk and improbability suitable for creatures with a lifespan of less than a century or so. Event that came much less frequently than that—such as asteroid impacts—were place, in human minds, in the category not of but of But the impacts happened even so, and to a creature with a lifespan of, say, ten million years, would not have seemed so improbable at all. Given enough time even such unlikely events as ocean crossings from Africa to South America would inevitably occur, over and again, and would shape the destiny of life.
    Stephen Baxter

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