cross out

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of cross out

:to draw a line through (something) to show that it is wrong
  • cross out a mistake
  • He had crossed his name out.

Word by Word Definitions

cross play
  1. : a structure consisting of an upright with a transverse beam used especially by the ancient Romans for execution

  2. : the cross on which Jesus was crucified

  3. : crucifixion

  1. : to lie or be situated across

  2. : intersect

  3. : to make the sign of the cross upon or over

  1. : lying across or athwart

  2. : moving across

  3. : running counter : opposite

  1. : across

  1. : not parallel : crisscross, crosswise

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats



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