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across

preposition

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to the opposite side of
  • we rowed across the lake and visited the other couple for the evening

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2 in random positions within the boundaries of
  • sheep scattered across the field

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across

adverb

Synonyms of across (Entry 2 of 2)

from one side to the other of an intervening space
  • will you go across to the Bentley's and see if their phone is working?

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The first known use of across was in the 13th century

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acrolects

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across-the-board

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“Across.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/across. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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