Adjective: crossed króst
Verb: cross krós
- Placed crosswise
"spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"; "crossed forks"
- (of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it
- Travel across or pass over
"The caravan crossed almost 100 miles each day";
- traverse, track, cover, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
- Meet at a point
"The roads cross under the bridge";
- Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
"cross your opponent";
- thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, frustrate, baffle, bilk
- Fold so as to resemble a cross
"she crossed her legs"
- To cover or extend over an area or time period
"Rivers cross the valley floor";
- traverse, span, sweep
- Meet and pass
"the trains crossed"
- Trace a line through or across
"cross your 't'"
- Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
"cross a horse and a donkey";
- crossbreed, hybridize, hybridise [Brit], interbreed
See also: crosstown, cross-town, decussate, double cross, intersectant, intersecting
Type of: breed, come across, continue, cover, encounter, extend, fold, fold up, forbid, foreclose, forestall, go across, go through, meet, pass, preclude, prevent, run across, run into, see, turn up, write
Antonym: uncross, uncrossed
Encyclopedia: Crossed Cross, Somerset