transitive + intransitive
: to cross again: such as
: to intersect for second or subsequent time
- A beautiful young student crosses and recrosses his path …
- —Oliver Herford
- These multiple storylines, all fascinating, cross and recross in ways that expand the meanings of all of them …
- —Nancy Lord
: to return to a position with one part lying crosswise one over another
- He recrossed his arms, looked away and refused to move.
- —Bob Levey
- He immediately sat down at the defense table to one side of the courtroom, crossing and recrossing his legs with studied indifference.
- —Carol J. Williams
: to traverse again : to go again from one side to the other
- In this way did the restless shade of Captain H. C. Jorgenson recross the water of oblivion to step back into the life of men.
- —Joseph Conrad
- As Mrs. Vincent Crummles recrossed back to the table, there bounded on to the stage from some mysterious inlet, a little girl in a dirty white frock …
- —Charles Dickens