Definition of cross off
- They crossed off the names of the people who had already been invited.
- We can cross her off our list of potential donors.
: a structure consisting of an upright with a transverse beam used especially by the ancient Romans for execution
: the cross on which Jesus was crucified
: to lie or be situated across
: to make the sign of the cross upon or over
: lying across or athwart
: moving across
: running counter : opposite
: not parallel : crisscross, crosswise
: from a place or position
: at a distance in space or time
: from a course : aside
used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: competition : contest
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