Antonyms

1. cross-pollination

noun. stimulating influence among diverse elements.

Antonyms

  • indispose

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  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
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  • reinterpretation

2. cross-pollination

noun. fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another.

Synonyms

  • pollenation

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • powerlessness

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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