across

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a·cross

 (ə-krôs′, ə-krŏs′)
prep.
1. On, at, or from the other side of: across the street.
2. So as to cross; through: drew lines across the paper.
3. From one side of to the other: a bridge across a river.
4. Into contact with: came across my old roommate.
adv.
1. From one side to the other: The footbridge swayed when I ran across.
2. On or to the opposite side: We came across by ferry.
3. Crosswise; crossed.
4. In such a manner as to be comprehensible, acceptable, or successful: put our idea across; get a message across.
adj.
Being in a crossed position: seated with arms across.

[Middle English acrois, from Anglo-Norman an croiz : an, in (from Latin in; see in-2) + croiz, cross (from Latin crux; see cross).]

across

(əˈkrɒs)
prep
1. from one side to the other side of
2. on or at the other side of
3. so as to transcend boundaries or barriers: people united across borders by religion and history; the study of linguistics across cultures.
4. fully informed about; dealing with: we are across this problem.
adv
5. from one side to the other
6. on or to the other side
[C13: on croice, acros, from Old French a croix crosswise]

a•cross

(əˈkrɔs, əˈkrɒs)

prep.
1. from one side to the other of: a bridge across a river.
2. on or to the other side of; beyond: across the sea.
3. into contact with; into the presence of, usu. by accident: to come across an old friend.
4. crosswise of or transversely to the length of something; athwart.
adv.
5. from one side to another.
6. on the other side: We'll soon be across.
7. crosswise; transversely.
8. so as to be understood or learned: to get one's idea across.
9. into a desired or successful state.
[1470–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.across - to the opposite sideacross - to the opposite side; "the football field was 300 feet across"
2.across - transverselyacross - transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across"

across

preposition
1. over, on the other or far side of, past, beyond Anyone from the houses across the road could see him.
2. throughout, over, all over, right through, all through, covering, straddling, everywhere in, through the whole of, from end to end of, over the length and breadth of The film opens across America in December.
adverb
1. from side to side, athwart, transversely, crossways or crosswise Trim toenails straight across using nail clippers.
Translations
إلَى الجَانِب الآخَرعَبْـرعَبْرَفِي الجَانِب الآخَر مِن
přesvodorovněna druhé straněna druhou stranunapříč
tværs overover
poikittainpoikkiyli
preko
handanòvert yfiryfir
・・・を横切って
...을 가로질러서
į kitą pusękitoje pusėje
otrā pusēpārišķērsām pāri
na druhej strane
čezna drugi strani
övertvärsöver
ข้าม
karşıyakarşıdakarşıdan karşıya
qua

across

[əˈkrɒs]
When across is an element in a phrasal verb, eg come across, run across, look up the verb.
A. PREP
1. (= from one side to other of) → a través de
a tree had fallen across the roadhabía caído un árbol a través de la carretera
to go across a bridgeatravesar or cruzar un puente
to run across a roadcruzar una calle corriendo
the bridge across the Tagusel puente sobre el Tajo
with arms folded across his chestcon los brazos cruzados sobre el pecho
2. (= on the other side of) → al otro lado de
across the street from our houseal otro lado de la calle enfrente de nuestra casa
the lands across the sealas tierras más allá del mar
from across the seadesde más allá del mar
3. (in measurements) it is 12km across the straitel estrecho tiene 12km de ancho
4. (= crosswise over) → a través de
see also board A1
B. ADV
1. (= from one side to the other) → a través, al través
don't go around, go acrossno des la vuelta, ve al través
shall I go across first?¿paso yo el primero?
to run across (over bridge) → atravesar or cruzar corriendo
to swim acrossatravesar a nado
to cut sth acrosscortar algo por (el) medio
a plank had been laid acrosshabían colocado una tabla encima
he helped an old lady acrossayudó a una señora mayor a cruzar la calle
2. (= on opposite side) it's across from the Post Officeestá enfrente de Correos
he sat down across from herse sentó frente a ella
3. (in measurements) the lake is 12km acrossel lago tiene 12km de ancho
the plate is 30cm acrossel plato tiene un diámetro de 30cm
how far is it across? (river) → ¿cuántos metros tiene de ancho?
4. (= crossways) → a través, en cruz, transversalmente

across

[əˈkrɒs]
prep
(from one side to the other of)
a road across the wood → une route qui traverse le bois
the bridge across Lake Washington → le pont qui traverse le Lac Washington
a trip across Europe to Rome → un voyage à travers l'Europe jusqu'à Rome
a voyage across the Atlantic → une traversée de l'Atlantique
A smile spread across his face → Un sourire éclairait son visage.
to walk across the road → traverser la route
to run across the road → traverser la rue en courant
to take sb across the road → faire traverser la route à qn
(= on the other side of) → de l'autre côté de
the shop across the road → la boutique de l'autre côté de la rue
(indicating range)
parties from across the political spectrum → des partis de tout l'éventail politique
adv
(= from one side to the other) (in diameter)
a hole 200 metres across → un trou de 200 mètres de large
The lake is 12 km across → Le lac fait 12 km de large.
The plate measures 30 cm across → L'assiette a un diamètre de 30 cm.
(= over, towards)
the view across to the hills → la vue sur les collines
He glanced across at his wife → Il lança un regard à sa femme.
to walk across to the window → aller à la fenêtre
across from → en face de
He sat down across from her → Il s'est assis en face d'elle.

across

adv
(direction) (= to the other side)hinüber; (= from the other side)herüber; (= crosswise)(quer)durch; shall I go across first?soll ich zuerst hinüber(gehen/-schwimmen etc)?; to throw something acrossetw hinüberwerfen; to row acrosshinüberrudern; to help somebody acrossjdm herüberhelfen; to cut something acrossetw (quer) durchschneiden; he was already acrosser war schon drüben; across from your housegegenüber von eurem Haus, eurem Haus gegenüber; the stripes go acrosses ist quer gestreift; draw a line acrossmachen Sie einen Strich; (diagonal) → machen Sie einen Strich querdurch
(measurement) → breit; (of round object)im Durchmesser
(in crosswords) → waagerecht
prep
(direction) → über (+acc); (= diagonally across)quer durch (+acc); to run across the roadüber die Straße laufen; to wade across a riverdurch einen Fluss waten; a tree fell across the pathein Baum fiel quer über den Weg; across countryquerfeldein; (over long distance) → quer durch das Land; to draw a line across the pageeinen Strich durch die Seite machen; the stripes go across the materialder Stoff ist quer gestreift
(position) → über (+dat); a tree lay across the pathein Baum lag quer über dem Weg; he was sprawled across the beder lag quer auf dem Bett; with his arms (folded) across his chestdie Arme vor der Brust verschränkt; from across the seavon jenseits des Meeres (geh), → von der anderen Seite des Meeres; he lives across the street from user wohnt uns gegenüber; you could hear him (from) across the hallman konnte ihn von der anderen Seite der Halle hören; across the political spectrumauf allen Seiten des politischen Spektrums

across

[əˈkrɒs]
1. prep
a. (from one side to other of) → attraverso
to go across a bridge → attraversare un ponte
to take sb across the road → far attraversare la strada a qn
there was a motif printed across the front of his tee-shirt → c'era un disegno stampato sul davanti della sua maglietta
he gave interviews across the country → ha concesso delle interviste in tutto il paese
b. (on the other side of) → dall'altra parte di, al di là di
the shop across the road → il negozio sull'altro lato or dall'altra parte della strada
across from → di fronte a
across the street from our house → di fronte or dirimpetto a casa nostra
c. (crosswise over) → di traverso a
2. adv
a. (direction) → dall'altra parte
to jump across → saltare dall'altra parte, attraversare con un salto
I helped the old man across → ho aiutato il vecchio ad attraversare
don't go round, go across → non fare il giro, attraversa or passa nel mezzo
to cut sth across → tagliare qc per or di traverso
3 across (in crosswords) → 3 orizzontale
to get sth across to sb (fig) → far capire qc a qn
b. (measurement) → in larghezza
the lake is 12 km across → il lago ha una larghezza di 12 km or è largo 12 km

across

(əˈkros) preposition
1. to the other side (of); from one side to the other side of. He took her across the road.
2. at the other side (of). The butcher's shop is across the street.
adverb
to the other side or to the speaker's side. He dived in off the river-bank and swam across.

across

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across

adv. a través, de una parte a otra, al otro lado de;
vt.
to come ___encontrarse con;
prep. a través de, por, sobre, contra.