1. crossing

noun. ['ˈkrɔsɪŋ'] traveling across.


  • traversal
  • fording
  • traveling
  • travel
  • travelling
  • traverse


  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • disassortative mating

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Rhymes with Crossing

  • tossing
  • lossing

How do you pronounce crossing?

Pronounce crossing as ˈkrɔsɪŋ.

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Sentences with crossing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
In most cases you will be crossing a wide area such as a large river or small bay.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pioneer Canyon trail offers some challenges, with steep inclines and a water crossing.

Quotes about crossing

1. Watching Jace hug Isabelle, she tried to school her features into a happy and loving expression."Are you all right?"Simon asked, with some concern. "Your eyes are crossing.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

2. True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create theirown.
- Nikos Kazantzakis

3. She should've interviewed Snape,"said Harry grimly. "He'd give her the goods on me any day. "Potter has been crossing lines ever since he first arrived at this school...
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

2. double-crossing

noun. an act of betrayal.


  • treachery
  • treason
  • double cross
  • betrayal

3. crossing

noun. ['ˈkrɔsɪŋ'] a shallow area in a stream that can be forded.


  • ford
  • watercourse
  • stream
  • water


  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

4. crossing

noun. ['ˈkrɔsɪŋ'] a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other.


  • path
  • grade separation
  • pedestrian crossing
  • crossover
  • zebra crossing


  • disconnectedness
  • nonunion
  • nonreciprocal
  • direct

5. crossing

noun. ['ˈkrɔsɪŋ'] a junction where one street or road crosses another.


  • intersection
  • crossway
  • road
  • crossroad
  • corner
  • turning point
  • grade crossing
  • route
  • carrefour
  • junction
  • level crossing


  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

6. crossing

noun. ['ˈkrɔsɪŋ'] a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean).


  • endogamy

7. crossing

noun. ['ˈkrɔsɪŋ'] (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids.


  • dihybrid cross
  • pairing
  • test-cross
  • interbreeding
  • hybridization
  • testcross
  • coupling
  • crossbreeding
  • monohybrid cross
  • hybridisation
  • reciprocal cross
  • union
  • conjugation
  • reciprocal
  • sexual union
  • hybridizing
  • mating


  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion
  • separation

8. crossing

noun. ['ˈkrɔsɪŋ'] a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect.


  • ascend