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cross


cross

verb

Definition of CROSS

1
to be unfaithful or disloyal to <people who cross the local mob boss usually are found floating in the river>
Related Words give away; inform (on), peach, rat (on), shop [British], snitch (on), split (on) [British], tell (on), turn in
Antonyms stand by
2
to divide by passing through or across <there's a light where that street crosses Main Street>
Synonyms bisect, cross, cut
Related Words crisscross, decussate
3
to make one's way through, across, or over <you may have to cross some woods on the way>
Synonyms course, cover, cross, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, peregrinate, proceed (along), track, transit, travel
Related Words hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross
4
to enter the mind of <the idea did cross me that he might be pulling my leg>
Synonyms come (to), cross, dawn (on), strike

February 27, 2015
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