cross-examine

verb

Definition of cross-examine

law

  1. :  to ask more questions of (a witness who has been questioned by another lawyer) The defendant's attorney cross-examined the witness and tried to show that his earlier testimony was false.


CROSS–EXAMINE Defined for Kids

cross–examine

verb cross–ex·am·ine \ˌkrȯs-ig-ˈza-mən\

Definition of cross–examine for Students

cross–examined

;

cross–examining

  1. :  to question (a witness) iusually to try to show that answers given earlier in the trial were false


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