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Adjective: crossed  króst
  1. Placed crosswise
    "spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"; "crossed forks"; "seated with arms crossed"
  2. (of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it
Verb: cross  krós
  1. 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
  2. Meet at a point
    "The roads cross under the bridge";
    - intersect
  3. Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    "cross your opponent";
    - thwart, queer [informal], spoil, scotch, foil, frustrate, baffle, bilk [informal], scupper [informal]
  4. Fold so as to resemble a cross
    "she crossed her legs"
  5. To cover or extend over an area or time period
    "Rivers cross the valley floor";
    - traverse, span, sweep
  6. Meet and pass
    "the trains crossed"
  7. Trace a line through or across
    "cross your 't'"
  8. 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, intersectant, intersecting

Type of: breed, come across, continue, cover, encounter, extend, fold, fold up, forbid, foreclose, forestall, meet, pass, preclude, prevent, run across, run into, see, turn up, write

Antonym: uncross, uncrossed

Encyclopedia: Crossed

Cross, Michael