un·​cross | \ ˌən-ˈkrȯs How to pronounce uncross (audio) \
uncrossed; uncrossing; uncrosses

Definition of uncross

transitive verb

: to change from a crossed position

Examples of uncross in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Olympic National Park is one of America's only wilderness areas that's uncrossed by highways and far from most commercial flight paths. Ken Jennings, Condé Nast Traveler, "Olympic National Park Is Home to the Quietest Spot in the Continental U.S.," 11 June 2018

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1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncross.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncross?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=u&file=uncros01. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of uncross

: to move one arm, leg, etc., so that it is no longer over the other

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