What is another word for underpass?

Pronunciation: [ˌʌndəpˈas] (IPA)

An underpass is typically a passage or a tunnel that goes underneath an obstacle such as a road, railway track, or a river. Other words that can be used synonymously with the term underpass include subway, subterranean passage, underground walkway, pedestrian underpass, pedestrian subway, and tunnel. A subway is primarily used to describe an underground railway system or urban rapid transit system. A subterranean passage is a term used to describe any path that goes underground. An underground walkway or pedestrian subway is often found in cities as a means of crossing busy streets without interfering with vehicular traffic. Finally, tunnels are generally used to describe an underground passage that is constructed for transportation or utility purposes.

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What are the hypernyms for Underpass?

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What are the hyponyms for Underpass?

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Usage examples for Underpass

Before he reached the underpass, a dozen half-forgotten memories had revived.
"Time and Time Again"
Henry Beam Piper
Entering Rosemont, he slowed and went through the underpass at the railroad tracks, speeding again when he was clear of the village.
"Murder in the Gunroom"
Henry Beam Piper
I emerge from the underpass and the girl moves from the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse to the group of her friends.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom"
Cory Doctorow

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