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1. infection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɛkʃən'] the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms.

Synonyms

  • suprainfection
  • lockjaw
  • throat infection
  • scabies
  • protozoal infection
  • sty
  • streptococcus tonsilitis
  • tapeworm infection
  • ill health
  • whitlow
  • hordeolum
  • opportunistic infection
  • stye
  • respiratory tract infection
  • schistosomiasis
  • septic sore throat
  • bilharzia
  • toxoplasmosis
  • incubation
  • virus infection
  • superinfection
  • cross infection
  • variola vaccine
  • enterobiasis
  • strep throat
  • focal infection
  • variola vaccinia
  • vaccinia
  • unhealthiness
  • staphylococcal infection
  • variola vaccina
  • streptococcal sore throat
  • paronychia
  • vaccina
  • sepsis
  • itch
  • sore
  • health problem
  • felon
  • nonsocial infection
  • eye infection
  • viral infection
  • bilharziasis
  • tetanus

Antonyms

  • honestness
  • incorruption
  • legal
  • illegal

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Words that Rhyme with Cross Infection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection

2. 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))

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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