Definition of across from
: on the opposite side from (someone or something) She sat (directly) across from me at the table. The restaurant is (just) across from the high school.
Word by Word Definitions
: from one side to the opposite side of : over, through
: on the opposite side of
: so as to intersect or pass through at an angle
: in a position reaching from one side to the other : crosswise
: to or on the opposite side
: so as to be understandable, acceptable, or successful
: being in a crossed position
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up across from? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).