Cross Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Cross? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Cross, Related sentences, Antonyms, Example sentences, Synonyms, How to pronounce? Words ending with Cross, Derivations and more...

Cross meaning

Word: Cross

How to pronounce: krɒs

Noun

Definitions:

1. A mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×)

Example sentences: "Cut a cross in the bark with a sharp knife"

2. An upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion.

Example sentences: "May that which is unholy within me be nailed to the sacrificial cross of crucifixion and may that which pleases you be raised in the holy and blessed hope of the ressurection."

3. An animal or plant resulting from crossbreeding; a hybrid.

Example sentences: "A Devon and Holstein cross"

4. A pass of the ball across the field toward the center close to one's opponents' goal.

Example sentences: "Beckham's low cross was turned into the net by Cole"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Go or extend across or to the other side of (a path, road, stretch of water, or area)

Example sentences: "He has crossed the Atlantic twice"

2. Pass in an opposite or different direction; intersect.

Example sentences: "The two lines cross at 90°"

3. Draw a line or lines across; mark with a cross.

Example sentences: "Cross the t's"

4. (of a person) make the sign of the cross in front of one's chest as a sign of Christian reverence or to invoke divine protection.

Example sentences: "Beatie crossed herself quickly at the mention of the dead"

5. Pass (the ball) across the field toward the center when attacking.

Example sentences: "He could not get to the line to cross the ball"

6. Cause (an animal of one species, breed, or variety) to interbreed with one of another species, breed, or variety.

Example sentences: "Many animals of the breed were crossed with the closely related Guernsey"

7. Oppose or stand in the way of (someone)

Example sentences: "No one dared cross him"

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Annoyed.

Example sentences: "He seemed to be very cross about something"


Synonyms:

crucifix

cross stitch

crisscross

transit

cross out

cut across

strike through

strike out

delete

cut

cancel

break

transverse

transversal

swim across

navigate

traverse

proceed

come

go

pass

travel

betray

cross over

pass over

get across

interbreed

cruciform

diametrical

intercross

hybrid

mongrel

crossbreed

cross oneself

cross breeding

crossbreeding

intersect

hybridise

hybridize

cross up

hybridization

hybridisation

strike

stroke

across

angry

grumpy

cranky

ordeal

cover

span


Antonyms:

lateral

longitudinal

parallel

concurrent


Derivations:

crosscut

crossbar

crossed

crossing

crossover


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Cross in Other Languages...

Spanish: Cruz

German: Cross

French: Croix

Italian: Croce

Turkish: Geçmek


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