Synonyms of emergency in English:

emergency


See definition of emergency

noun

1‘your quick response in an emergency could be a lifesaver’

SYNONYMS
crisis, urgent situation, extremity, exigency
accident, disaster, catastrophe, calamity
difficulty, plight, predicament, tight spot, tight corner, mess
quandary, dilemma
unforeseen circumstances, desperate straits, dire straits, danger
informal scrape, jam, fix, pickle, spot, hole, hot water, crunch, panic stations

adjective

1‘an emergency meeting’

SYNONYMS
urgent, crisis
impromptu, extraordinary

2‘an emergency exit’

SYNONYMS
alternative, substitute, replacement, spare, extra, standby, auxiliary, reserve, backup, fill-in, fallback, in reserve
ANTONYMS

main, primary