Definition of cross the line
- Her criticism crossed the line from helpful to just plain hurtful.
- The magazine crossed the line when they printed the nude photos.
: 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
: a length of cord or cord-like material: such as
: a comparatively strong slender cord
: to mark or cover with a line or lines
: to depict with lines : draw
: to place or form a line along
: to cover the inner surface of
: to put something in the inside of : fill
: to serve as the lining of
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