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1. cross

verb. ['ˈkrɔs'] travel across or pass over.

Synonyms

  • cut across
  • drive
  • go through
  • jaywalk
  • tramp
  • walk
  • pass
  • cover
  • pass over
  • hop
  • course
  • get across
  • stride
  • traverse
  • get over
  • crisscross
  • cut through
  • track
  • bridge
  • take
  • go across

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • unnaturally
  • get worse
  • worsen

Etymology

  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Cross

  • vandross
  • chandross
  • exhausts
  • emboss
  • chavous
  • stauss
  • sloss
  • schloss
  • pross
  • ploss
  • kross
  • krausse
  • krause
  • kloss
  • gloss
  • fross
  • dross
  • closs
  • clauss
  • bross
  • bloss
  • amoss
  • zoss
  • yoss
  • voss
  • vause
  • toss
  • soss
  • sauce
  • poss

Example sentences of the word cross


1. Noun, singular or mass
Add a cross shape inside the head that continues down.

2. Verb, base form
Let's cross our fingers that the love is real so we all don't have to cry today.

Quotes containing the word cross


1. Outside of the cross of Jesus Christ, there is no hope in this world. That cross and resurrection at the core of the Gospel is the only hope for humanity. Wherever you go, ask God for wisdom on how to get that Gospel in, even in the toughest situations of life.
- Ravi Zacharias

2. And you know, whether it's drama or comedy, the best work is based on truth. It's just that, with comedy, the circumstances are just crazy-heightened, and you have these crazy things thrown at you. But you still have to do it truthfully, because that's where the humor comes from. So it's not that difficult to cross over.
- Tony Hale

3. Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross.
- William Barclay

2. cross-examination

noun. (law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination.

Synonyms

  • leading question
  • interrogation
  • examination
  • cross-question

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • answer

3. cross

verb. ['ˈkrɔs'] meet at a point.

Synonyms

  • run into
  • come across
  • intersect
  • see
  • run across
  • meet

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge

Etymology

  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. cross

adjective. ['ˈkrɔs'] extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis.

Synonyms

  • crosswise
  • thwartwise
  • transversal

Antonyms

  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • idle
  • ride

Etymology

  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. cross

noun. ['ˈkrɔs'] a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece.

Synonyms

  • structure

Antonyms

  • recede
  • fail

Etymology

  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cross

verb. ['ˈkrɔs'] hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.

Synonyms

  • foreclose
  • bilk
  • frustrate
  • short-circuit
  • prevent
  • disappoint
  • baffle
  • ruin
  • dash
  • preclude
  • let down
  • spoil
  • scotch
  • forbid
  • thwart
  • queer
  • foil

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate

Etymology

  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cross

noun. ['ˈkrɔs'] a marking that consists of lines that cross each other.

Synonyms

  • crisscross
  • mark

Antonyms

  • prevent
  • failing
  • stay

Etymology

  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. cross

verb. ['ˈkrɔs'] fold so as to resemble a cross.

Synonyms

  • turn up
  • fold up

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • unconnectedness
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. cross

adjective. ['ˈkrɔs'] annoyed and irritable.

Synonyms

  • fussy
  • crabby
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • bad-tempered
  • ill-tempered
  • crabbed

Antonyms

  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract

Etymology

  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. Cross

noun. a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry.

Synonyms

  • Celtic cross
  • Greek cross
  • rood
  • cross of Lorraine
  • Jerusalem cross
  • papal cross
  • Lorraine cross
  • emblem
  • St. Anthony's cross
  • patriarchal cross
  • cross of Calvary
  • St. Andrew's cross
  • rood-tree
  • tau cross
  • Latin cross
  • crucifix
  • Calvary cross
  • Maltese cross
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