Definition of cross-examine
: to ask more questions of (a witness who has been questioned by another lawyer) <The defendant's attorney cross-examined the witness and tried to show that his earlier testimony was false.>
CROSS–EXAMINE Defined for Kids
Definition of cross–examine
: to question (a witness) iusually to try to show that answers given earlier in the trial were false
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