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cross

cross

 
 
pronunciation:
kraws
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
cross out
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part of speech: noun
definition: an upright line with another line across it.
A cross is used as a symbol in churches.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: crossed, crosses, crossing
definition 1: to move across something from one side to the other.
Look both ways before you cross the street.
synonyms:
go across, move across
similar words:
advance, cut across, intersect, pass, travel, walk
definition 2: to meet together and then move past.
Main Street crosses Elm Street at the corner.
similar words:
connect, join
phrase: cross out
Word Builder: cross +
  • crosswalk:
    a part of the road that is marked off for people to cross on foot.
  • cross-eyed:
    having both eyes pointing in toward the nose.
  • crossroad:
    a road that crosses another road.
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