emergency, exigency, pinch(noun)
a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
"he never knew what to do in an emergency"
a state in which martial law applies
"the governor declared a state of emergency"
hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake(noun)
a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Necessity is the quality of being necessary, or the quality of that which can not but be, become, or be true, or be accepted as true. Need and want always imply a lack; necessity may be used in this sense, but in the higher philosophical sense necessity simply denotes the exclusion of any alternative either in thought or fact; righteousness is a necessity (not a need) of the divine nature. Need suggests the possibility of supplying the deficiency which want expresses; to speak of a person's want of decision merely points out a weakness in his character; to say that he has need of decision implies that he can exercise or attain it. As applied to a deficiency, necessity is more imperative than need; a weary person is in need of rest; when rest becomes a necessity he has no choice but to stop work. An essential is something, as a quality, or element, that belongs to the essence of something else so as to be inseparable from it in its normal condition, or in any complete idea or statement of it. Compare NECESSARY; PREDESTINATION.
compulsion, destiny, essential, exigency, extremity, fatality, fate, indispensability, indispensableness, necessity, need, requirement, requisite, sine qua non, unavoidableness, urgency, want
The necessity of surrender; a necessity for action; this is a necessity to me.
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How to use emergency in a sentence?
There were two helicopters, one of them had a technical problem and contacted the other one and informed the pilot of an emergency landing. As soon as it landed, it caught fire.
Once a week, we are given a slip that permits us to go out to buy basics. The rest of the time, we either work or wait in our rooms, if there is a medical emergency or problem, our supervisor deals with it. In most cases, it means wages are cut.
We typically use ice baths in our emergency department, we'll do cold water immersion.
The emergency declaration is nothing more than an egregious abuse of power by an Administration that doesn't like being told,' No.' There is no emergency, but there is a conflict in Yemen that has killed thousands of civilians with US-made weapons and a Congress that is tired of being complicit, the Trump Administration knows that these sales would not meet that standard, so they decided to declare a fake emergency in order to bypass Congress. The Trump Administration's a tactic they've used before. This legislation sends a strong signal that we will not tolerate the Trump Administration's blatant abuse of power.
Rockland County is disappointed that the court did not see this measles outbreak, unprecedented in scope over the past 30 years, as a crisis sufficient to warrant the need for a declaration of a state of emergency.
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- حالة الطوارئ, طوارئ, حالة طوارئArabic
- спешен случайBulgarian
- emergència, urgènciaCatalan, Valencian
- nouze, pohotovost, nouzová situaceCzech
- Notstand, Notlage, NotfallGerman
- έκτακτη ανάγκηGreek
- emergencia, urgenciaSpanish
- hätä, teho-osasto, hätätilanneFinnish
- urgence, crise, urgencesFrench
- èiginnScottish Gaelic
- emerxencia, urxenciaGalician
- שעת חירוםHebrew
- 緊急事態, 非常時Japanese
- 비상 사태Korean
- emergência, urgênciaPortuguese
- ч. п., неотложка, чрезвычайное положение, отделение неотложной помощи, чрезвычайное происшествие, экстренная ситуация, реанимацияRussian
- akut, akutmottagning, nödSwedish
- acil durumTurkish
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