across from

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

across play
  1. : from one side to the opposite side of : over, through

  2. : on the opposite side of

  3. : so as to intersect or pass through at an angle

  1. : in a position reaching from one side to the other : crosswise

  2. : to or on the opposite side

  3. : so as to be understandable, acceptable, or successful

  1. : being in a crossed position


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