1. across

adverb. ['əˈkrɔs'] transversely.


  • crosswise


  • inclined
  • vertical


  • acros (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Across

  • criss-cross
  • vandross
  • hot-cross
  • chandross
  • recross
  • la-crosse
  • exhausts
  • emboss
  • chavous
  • stauss
  • sloss
  • schloss
  • pross
  • ploss
  • kross
  • krausse
  • krause
  • kloss
  • gloss
  • fross
  • dross
  • closs
  • clauss
  • bross
  • bloss
  • amoss
  • zoss
  • yoss
  • voss
  • vause

How do you pronounce across?

Pronounce across as əˈkrɔs.

US - How to pronounce across in American English

UK - How to pronounce across in British English

How do you spell across? Is it accross ?

A common misspelling of across is accross

Sentences with across

1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Practice your turn while holding a club across your shoulders behind your neck.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Driving an 18-wheeler across steep mountains grades and winding passes can be scary to even a seasoned truck driver.

Quotes about across

1. I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
- Zig Ziglar

2. We have a certain warped sense of humor in Scandinavia, and that is what comes across in the choices in a lot of our movies.
- Connie Nielsen

3. Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

2. across-the-board

adjective. broad in scope or content.


  • extensive
  • all-encompassing
  • panoptic
  • comprehensive
  • all-inclusive
  • broad
  • encompassing
  • all-embracing
  • wide


  • uncover
  • small
  • little
  • invisible