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Cross (IPA: /ˈkɹɔs/)


Cross (n.)

A gibbet, consisting of two pieces of timber placed transversely upon one another, in various forms, as a T, or +, with the horizontal piece below the upper end of the upright, or as an X. It was anciently used in the execution of criminals.

Cross (n.)

The sign or mark of the cross, made with the finger, or in ink, etc., or actually represented in some material; the symbol of Christ's death; the ensign and chosen symbol of Christianity, of a Christian people, and of Christendom.

Cross (n.)

Affiction regarded as a test of patience or virtue; trial; disappointment; opposition; misfortune.

Cross (n.)

A piece of money stamped with the figure of a cross, also, that side of such a piece on which the cross is stamped; hence, money in general.

Cross (n.)

An appendage or ornament or anything in the form of a cross; a badge or ornamental device of the general shape of a cross; hence, such an ornament, even when varying considerably from that form; thus, the Cross of the British Order of St. George and St. Michael consists of a central medallion with seven arms radiating from it.

Cross (n.)

A monument in the form of a cross, or surmounted by a cross, set up in a public place; as, a market cross; a boundary cross; Charing Cross in London.

Cross (n.)

A common heraldic bearing, of which there are many varieties. See the Illustration, above.

Cross (n.)

The crosslike mark or symbol used instead of a signature by those unable to write.

Cross (n.)

Church lands.

Cross (n.)

A line drawn across or through another line.

Cross (n.)

A mixing of breeds or stock, especially in cattle breeding; or the product of such intermixture; a hybrid of any kind.

Cross (n.)

An instrument for laying of offsets perpendicular to the main course.

Cross (n.)

A pipe-fitting with four branches the axes of which usually form's right angle.

Cross (a.)

Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting.

Cross (a.)

Not accordant with what is wished or expected; interrupting; adverse; contrary; thwarting; perverse.

Cross (a.)

Characterized by, or in a state of, peevishness, fretfulness, or ill humor; as, a cross man or woman.

Cross (a.)

Made in an opposite direction, or an inverse relation; mutually inverse; interchanged; as, cross interrogatories; cross marriages, as when a brother and sister marry persons standing in the same relation to each other.

Cross (prep.)

Athwart; across.

Cross (v. t.)

To put across or athwart; to cause to intersect; as, to cross the arms.

Cross (v. t.)

To lay or draw something, as a line, across; as, to cross the letter t.

Cross (v. t.)

To pass from one side to the other of; to pass or move over; to traverse; as, to cross a stream.

Cross (v. t.)

To pass, as objects going in an opposite direction at the same time.

Cross (v. t.)

To run counter to; to thwart; to obstruct; to hinder; to clash or interfere with.

Cross (v. t.)

To interfere and cut off; to debar.

Cross (v. t.)

To make the sign of the cross upon; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun; as, he crossed himself.

Cross

Geometrical figure

Cross

In boxing, a punch usually thrown with the dominant hand the instant an opponent leads with his opposite hand

Cross

Term in football

Cross

Civil or military award of the shape of a cross

Cross

Decoration located at the highest level of a crown

Cross Synonyms

Ill-tempered, Grouchy, Bad-tempered, Fussy, Crabbed, Ill-natured, Grumpy, Crabby

Cross Synonyms

Transverse, Crosswise, Transversal, Thwartwise

Cross Synonyms

Mark, Crisscross

Cross Synonyms

Cross

Cross Synonyms

Crown Of Thorns

Cross Synonyms

Crossbreed, Hybrid

Cross Synonyms

Hybridization, Interbreeding, Crossing, Crossbreeding, Hybridizing, Hybridisation

Cross Synonyms

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Cross Synonyms

Interbreed, Hybridize, Crossbreed, Hybridise

Cross Synonyms

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Cross Synonyms

Intersect

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Cross Synonyms

Foil, Thwart, Double Cross, Scotch, Queer, Frustrate, Spoil, Bilk, Baffle

Cross Synonyms

Get Over, Track, Cut Across, Traverse, Pass Over, Get Across, Cut Through, Cover

Cross Synonyms

Sweep, Span, Traverse

Cross Synonyms

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CROSS (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Combined RF and Optical Space Surveillance

CROSS (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Computerized Rearrangement of Subject Specialties

CROSS (Acronym / Abbreviation)

COMPREHENSIVE ROAD SURROUNDING SIMULATION

CROSS (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Cross Support Service

CROSS (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Customs Rulings Online Search System

Cross Rhymes

Bloss, Boss, Boss', Bross, Clauss, Closs, Cos, Coss, Cros, Cross, Dos, Doss, Dross, Fauss, Fross, Gloss, Goss, Joss, Kloss, Knauss, Knous, Koss, Krause, Krausse, Kross, Los, Loss, Mauss, Moss, Nauss, Noss, Oss, Ploss, Poss, Pross, Ros, Sauce, Schloss, Sloss, Soss, Stauss, Toss, Vause, Voss, Yoss, Zoss

Across, Amoss, Chandross, Chavous, Emboss, Exhausts, Hot-cross, Lacross, Lacrosse, Recross, Vandross



Cross (Last Name / Surname)

Cross is the #420 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 77,557 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Cross in Spanish is Cruzar

Tagalog Translation

Cross in Tagalog is Bumagtas

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Barry Cryer: The Guardian: Raleigh Helps Queen to Cross Poodle"" - I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Comics are an international language, they can cross boundaries and generations. Comics are a bridge between all cultures" - Comics

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Don't cross a bridge before you come to it." - English proverbs (alphabetically by proverb)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Don't cross a bridge before you come to it. (Wolfgang 1991, p. 50)" - English proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Don't cross her... It could be deadly." - The Rage: Carrie 2


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