Antonyms
Etymology

1. crosswise

adjective. ['ˈkrɔˌswaɪz'] in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross.

Antonyms

  • vertical

Etymology

  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • cross (English)
  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Crosswise

  • clockwise
  • edgewise
  • heartwise
  • lengthwise
  • sidewise
  • streetwise
  • timewise
  • uruguay's

Example sentences of the word crosswise


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
At the corners, cut the tiles crosswise in half to fill the row completely.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place one of your leeks on the cutting board and slice crosswise.

2. crosswise

adverb. ['ˈkrɔˌswaɪz'] transversely.

Synonyms

  • crossways

Antonyms

  • linear
  • axial

Etymology

  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • cross (English)
  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. crosswise

adjective. ['ˈkrɔˌswaɪz'] lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction.

Synonyms

  • cross
  • transverse
  • thwartwise
  • cross-sectional
  • transversal

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • running

Etymology

  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • cross (English)
  • cross (Middle English (1100-1500))
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