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top: Maltese and St. Andrew's
center: patriarchal, Greek, and tau
bottom: Latin, Calvary, and Celtic

cross

 (krôs, krŏs)
n.
1.
a. An upright post with a transverse piece near the top, on which condemned persons were executed in ancient times.
b. often Cross The cross upon which Jesus was crucified.
c. A crucifix.
d. Any of various modifications of the cross design, such as a Latin cross or Maltese cross.
e. A medal, emblem, or insignia in the form of a cross.
2. Cross The Christian religion; Christianity.
3. Christianity The sign of the cross.
4. A trial, affliction, or frustration. See Synonyms at burden.
5. A mark or pattern formed by the intersection of two lines, especially such a mark (X) used as a signature.
6. A movement from one place to another, as on a stage; a crossing.
7. A pipe fitting with four branches in upright and transverse form, used as a junction for intersecting pipes.
8. Biology A plant or animal produced by crossbreeding; a hybrid.
9. One that combines the qualities of two other things: a novel that is a cross between romance and satire.
10. Sports
a. A hook thrown over an opponent's punch in boxing.
b. A pass made into the center of the field to a player in position to score, especially in soccer.
11. Law An act or instance of cross-examining; a cross-examination.
12. The Southern Cross.
13. Slang A contest whose outcome has been dishonestly prearranged.
v. crossed, cross·ing, cross·es
v.tr.
1. To go or extend across; pass from one side of to the other: crossed the room to greet us; a bridge that crosses the bay.
2. To carry or conduct across something: crossed the horses at the ford.
3. To extend or pass through or over; intersect: Elm Street crosses Oak Street.
4. Sports To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
5.
a. To delete by drawing a line through: crossed tasks off her list as she did them.
b. To eliminate or dismiss as unimportant or undesirable: "He thought about Mr. Fraser and crossed him off as an unknown quantity" (Scott O'Dell).
c. To make or put a line across: Cross and divide a circle.
6. To place crosswise one over the other: cross one's legs.
7. To make the sign of the cross upon or over as a sign of devotion or blessing.
8. To encounter in passing: His path crossed mine.
9. To combine the qualities of two things: a movie that crosses horror with humor.
10. To interfere with; thwart or obstruct: Don't cross me.
11. To betray or deceive; double-cross. Often used with up.
12. Biology To crossbreed or cross-fertilize (plants or animals).
13. Law To cross-examine.
v.intr.
1. To lie or pass across each other; intersect.
2.
a. To move or extend from one side to another: crossed through Canada en route to Alaska.
b. To make a crossing: crossed into Germany from Switzerland.
3. To meet in passing; come into conjunction: Their paths crossed at the health club.
4. To move or be conveyed in opposite directions at the same time: Our letters must have crossed in the mail.
5. Biology To crossbreed or cross-fertilize.
adj.
1. Lying or passing crosswise; intersecting: a cross street.
2. Contrary or counter; opposing.
3. Showing ill humor; annoyed.
4. Involving interchange; reciprocal.
5. Crossbred; hybrid.
adv.
Crosswise.
prep.
Across.
Phrasal Verbs:
cross over
1. To change from one condition or loyalty to another.
2. Genetics To exchange genetic material. Used of homologous chromosomes.
cross up
To ruin completely: Their lack of cooperation crossed up the whole project.
Idioms:
cross (one's) mind
To come to know; realize: It crossed my mind that you might want to leave early.
cross (one's) t's
To be thorough or painstaking in attending to details.
cross (someone's) palm
To pay, tip, or bribe.
cross swords
To quarrel or fight.

[Middle English cros, from Old English, probably from Old Norse kross, from Old Irish cros, from Latin crux.]

cross′er n.
cross′ly adv.
cross′ness n.

cross

(krɒs)
n
1. a structure or symbol consisting essentially of two intersecting lines or pieces at right angles to one another
2. a wooden structure used as a means of execution, consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece to which people were nailed or tied
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a representation of the Cross used as an emblem of Christianity or as a reminder of Christ's death
4. any mark or shape consisting of two intersecting lines, esp such a symbol (×) used as a signature, point of intersection, error mark, etc
5. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a sign representing the Cross made either by tracing a figure in the air or by touching the forehead, breast, and either shoulder in turn
6. (Ecclesiastical Terms) any conventional variation of the Christian symbol, used emblematically, decoratively, or heraldically, such as a Maltese, tau, or Greek cross
7. (Heraldry) heraldry any of several charges in which one line crosses or joins another at right angles
8. (Military) a cruciform emblem awarded to indicate membership of an order or as a decoration for distinguished service
9. (Theology) (sometimes capital) Christianity or Christendom, esp as contrasted with non-Christian religions: Cross and Crescent.
10. (Human Geography) the place in a town or village where a cross has been set up
11. (Building) a pipe fitting, in the form of a cross, for connecting four pipes
12. (Biology) biology
a. the process of crossing; hybridization
b. an individual produced as a result of this process
13. a mixture of two qualities or types: he's a cross between a dictator and a saint.
14. an opposition, hindrance, or misfortune; affliction (esp in the phrase bear one's cross)
15. slang a match or game in which the outcome has been rigged
16. slang a fraud or swindle
17. (Boxing) boxing a straight punch delivered from the side, esp with the right hand
18. (Soccer) football the act or an instance of kicking or passing the ball from a wing to the middle of the field
19. on the cross
a. diagonally
b. slang dishonestly
vb
20. (sometimes foll by over) to move or go across (something); traverse or intersect: we crossed the road.
21.
a. to meet and pass: the two trains crossed.
b. (of each of two letters in the post) to be dispatched before receipt of the other
22. (tr; usually foll by out, off, or through) to cancel with a cross or with lines; delete
23. (tr) to place or put in a form resembling a cross: to cross one's legs.
24. (tr) to mark with a cross or crosses
25. (Banking & Finance) (tr) Brit to draw two parallel lines across the face of (a cheque) and so make it payable only into a bank account
26. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr)
a. to trace the form of the Cross, usually with the thumb or index finger upon (someone or something) in token of blessing
b. to make the sign of the Cross upon (oneself)
27. (Telecommunications) (intr) (of telephone lines) to interfere with each other so that three or perhaps four callers are connected together at one time
28. (Biology) to cause fertilization between (plants or animals of different breeds, races, varieties, etc)
29. (tr) to oppose the wishes or plans of; thwart: his opponent crosses him at every turn.
30. (Soccer) football to kick or pass (the ball) from a wing to the middle of the field
31. (Rugby) football to kick or pass (the ball) from a wing to the middle of the field
32. (Nautical Terms) (tr) nautical to set (the yard of a square sail) athwartships
33. cross a bridge when one comes to it to deal with matters, problems, etc, as they arise; not to anticipate difficulties
34. cross one's fingers to fold one finger across another in the hope of bringing good luck: keep your fingers crossed.
35. cross one's heart to promise or pledge, esp by making the sign of a cross over one's heart
36. cross one's mind to occur to one briefly or suddenly
37. cross someone's palm to give someone money
38. cross someone's path to meet or thwart someone
39. cross swords to argue or fight
adj
40. angry; ill-humoured; vexed
41. lying or placed across; transverse: a cross timber.
42. involving interchange; reciprocal
43. contrary or unfavourable
44. (Breeds) another word for crossbred1
45. a Brit slang word for dishonest
[Old English cros, from Old Irish cross (unattested), from Latin crux; see crux]
ˈcrosser n
ˈcrossly adv
ˈcrossness n

Cross

(krɒs)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Crucifixion of Jesus

Cross

(krɒs)
n
(Biography) Richard Assheton, 1st Viscount. 1823–1914, British Conservative statesman, home secretary (1874–80); noted for reforms affecting housing, public health, and the employment of women and children in factories

cross

(krɔs, krɒs)

n., v. crossed, cross•ing, n.
1. a figure or object consisting of two lines or pieces intersecting usu. at right angles.
2. a wooden structure consisting of an upright and a transverse piece, upon which persons were formerly put to death.
3. a mark, usu. an X, used as a signature or to indicate location, an error, etc.
4. the Cross, the cross upon which Jesus died.
5. a figure of the Cross as a Christian emblem, badge, etc.
7. a sign made with the hand outlining the figure of a cross as an act of devotion.
8. a structure or monument in the form of a cross, set up for prayer, as a memorial, etc.
9. a conventional representation or modification of the Christian emblem used as a symbol or ornament: Maltese cross.
10. Christianity or Christendom.
11. an opposition; thwarting.
12. an affliction; misfortune; trouble.
13. a crossing of animals or plants; a mixing of breeds.
14. an animal, plant, breed, etc., produced by crossing; crossbreed.
15. a person or thing that is intermediate in character between two others.
16. a boxing punch thrown across and over the lead of an opponent.
17. a cross-examination.
18. a movement from one place or side to another; a crossing, as by an actor on stage.
19. a place of crossing.
20. a four-way plumbing joint or connection.
21. (cap.) Southern Cross.
v.t.
22. to move or extend from one side to the other side of (a street, river, etc.).
23. to put or draw a line across.
24. to cancel by marking with a cross or drawing a line through (often fol. by off or out).
25. to lie or pass across; intersect.
26. to place across each other or crosswise: to cross one's legs.
27. to meet and pass.
28. to assist (a person) across a street or intersection.
29. to cause (members of different genera, species, breeds, varieties, or the like) to interbreed.
30. to oppose openly; thwart.
31. Slang. to betray; double-cross.
32. to make the sign of the cross upon or over: to cross oneself.
v.i.
33. to lie or be athwart; intersect.
34. to move, pass, or extend from one side or place to another.
35. to meet and pass.
36. to interbreed.
37. cross over,
a. (of a chromosome segment) to undergo crossing over.
b. to switch allegiance, as from one political party to another.
c. to change successfully from one field of endeavor, genre, etc., to another.
38. cross up,
a. to deceive; double-cross.
b. to confuse.
adj.
39. angry and annoyed; ill-humored.
40. lying crosswise; transverse.
41. involving a reciprocal action or interchange (often used in combination): cross-marketing of related services.
42. contrary; opposite.
43. crossbred; hybrid.
Idioms:
1. bear one's cross, to accept trials or troubles patiently.
2. cross swords,
a. to engage in combat; fight.
b. to disagree violently; argue.
[before 1000; Middle English, late Old English cros < Old Norse kross < Old Irish cros (< British Celtic) < Latin crux; see crux]
cross′ly, adv.
cross′ness, n.

cross

(krôs)
Noun
A plant or animal produced by crossbreeding; a hybrid.
Verb
To crossbreed or cross-fertilize plants or animals.

cross


Past participle: crossed
Gerund: crossing

Imperative
cross
cross
Present
I cross
you cross
he/she/it crosses
we cross
you cross
they cross
Preterite
I crossed
you crossed
he/she/it crossed
we crossed
you crossed
they crossed
Present Continuous
I am crossing
you are crossing
he/she/it is crossing
we are crossing
you are crossing
they are crossing
Present Perfect
I have crossed
you have crossed
he/she/it has crossed
we have crossed
you have crossed
they have crossed
Past Continuous
I was crossing
you were crossing
he/she/it was crossing
we were crossing
you were crossing
they were crossing
Past Perfect
I had crossed
you had crossed
he/she/it had crossed
we had crossed
you had crossed
they had crossed
Future
I will cross
you will cross
he/she/it will cross
we will cross
you will cross
they will cross
Future Perfect
I will have crossed
you will have crossed
he/she/it will have crossed
we will have crossed
you will have crossed
they will have crossed
Future Continuous
I will be crossing
you will be crossing
he/she/it will be crossing
we will be crossing
you will be crossing
they will be crossing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crossing
you have been crossing
he/she/it has been crossing
we have been crossing
you have been crossing
they have been crossing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crossing
you will have been crossing
he/she/it will have been crossing
we will have been crossing
you will have been crossing
they will have been crossing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crossing
you had been crossing
he/she/it had been crossing
we had been crossing
you had been crossing
they had been crossing
Conditional
I would cross
you would cross
he/she/it would cross
we would cross
you would cross
they would cross
Past Conditional
I would have crossed
you would have crossed
he/she/it would have crossed
we would have crossed
you would have crossed
they would have crossed

cross

1. The main Christian symbol, reminding Christians of Jesus’ sacrificial death and his resurrection. It is a symbol of good over evil.
2. Counter-punch crossing over the opponent’s head.
3. (center) Ball kicked into the penalty area from near the touchline.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cross - a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piececross - a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
2.cross - a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
marking - a pattern of marks
3.Cross - a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
Calvary cross, cross of Calvary - a Latin cross set on three steps
Celtic cross - a Latin cross with a ring surrounding the intersection
crucifix, rood, rood-tree - representation of the cross on which Jesus died
emblem - special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
Greek cross - a cross with each of the four arms the same length
Jerusalem cross - a cross with equal arms, each terminating in a small crossbar
Latin cross - a cross with the lowest arm being longer than the others
cross of Lorraine, Lorraine cross - a cross with two crossbars, one above and one below the midpoint of the vertical, the lower longer than the upper
Maltese cross - a cross with triangular or arrow-shaped arms and the points toward the center
papal cross - a cross with three crossbars
patriarchal cross - a cross with two crossbars
saltire, St. Andrew's cross - a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length
St. Anthony's cross, tau cross - cross resembling the Greek letter tau
4.cross - any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"
affliction - a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
5.cross - (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stockcross - (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
dihybrid - a hybrid produced by parents that differ only at two gene loci that have two alleles each
monohybrid - a hybrid produced by crossing parents that are homozygous except for a single gene locus that has two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
6.cross - (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybridscross - (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
mating, pairing, sexual union, union, coupling, conjugation - the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
dihybrid cross - hybridization using two traits with two alleles each
monohybrid cross - hybridization using a single trait with two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)
reciprocal cross, reciprocal - hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
testcross, test-cross - a cross between an organism whose genotype for a certain trait is unknown and an organism that is homozygous recessive for that trait so the unknown genotype can be determined from that of the offspring
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Verb1.cross - travel across or pass overcross - travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
tramp - cross on foot; "We had to tramp the creeks"
stride - cover or traverse by taking long steps; "She strode several miles towards the woods"
walk - traverse or cover by walking; "Walk the tightrope"; "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; "She walks 3 miles every day"
crisscross - cross in a pattern, often random
ford - cross a river where it's shallow
bridge - cross over on a bridge
jaywalk - cross the road at a red light
drive, take - proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
go across, pass, go through - go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind"
course - move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
hop - traverse as if by a short airplane trip; "Hop the Pacific Ocean"
2.cross - meet at a point
cross - meet and pass; "the trains crossed"
encounter, meet, run across, come across, run into, see - come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
3.cross - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) ofcross - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
disappoint, let down - fail to meet the hopes or expectations of; "Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"
foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent, forbid - keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
dash - destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"
short-circuit - hamper the progress of; impede; "short-circuit warm feelings"
ruin - destroy or cause to fail; "This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election"
double cross - betray by double-dealing
4.cross - fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"
fold, fold up, turn up - bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
uncross - change from a crossed to an uncrossed position; "She uncrossed her legs"
5.cross - to cover or extend over an area or time periodcross - to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
cover, extend, continue - span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"
6.cross - meet and pass; "the trains crossed"
decussate - cross or intersect so as to form a cross; "this nerve decussates the other"; "the fibers decussate"
intersect, cross - meet at a point
7.cross - trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'"
write - mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"
8.cross - breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
breed - cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs"
backcross - mate a hybrid of the first generation with one of its parents
Adj.1.cross - extending or lying acrosscross - extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; "cross members should be all steel"; "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"; "transversal vibrations"; "transverse colon"
crosswise - lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"
2.cross - annoyed and irritablecross - annoyed and irritable    
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

cross

verb
1. go across, pass over, traverse, cut across, move across, travel across She was partly to blame for failing to look as she crossed the road.
2. span, bridge, ford, go across, extend over A bridge crosses the river about half a mile outside the village.
3. intersect, meet, intertwine, crisscross The two roads cross at this junction.
4. oppose, interfere with, hinder, obstruct, deny, block, resist, frustrate, foil, thwart, impede He was not a man to cross.
5. interbreed, mix, blend, cross-pollinate, crossbreed, hybridize, cross-fertilize, intercross These small flowers were later crossed with a white flowering species.
noun
1. crucifix She wore a cross on a silver chain.
2. trouble, worry, trial, load, burden, grief, misery, woe, misfortune, affliction, tribulation My wife is much cleverer than I am; it is a cross I have to bear.
3. mixture, combination, blend, amalgam, amalgamation The noise that came out was a cross between a laugh and a bark.
4. crossbreed, hybrid a cross between a collie and a poodle
5. crossroads, crossing, junction, intersection Turn left at the cross and go straight on for two miles.
adjective
1. angry, impatient, irritable, annoyed, put out, hacked (off) (U.S. slang), pissed (taboo slang), crusty, snappy, grumpy, vexed, pissed off (taboo slang), sullen, surly, fractious, petulant, disagreeable, short, churlish, peeved (informal), ill-tempered, irascible, cantankerous, tetchy, ratty (Brit. & N.Z. informal), testy, fretful, waspish, in a bad mood, grouchy (informal), querulous, shirty (slang, chiefly Brit.), peevish, splenetic, crotchety (informal), snappish, ill-humoured, liverish, captious, pettish, out of humour Everyone was getting bored and cross.
angry nice, civil, sweet, calm, pleasant, cheerful, agreeable, good-humoured, placid, genial, affable, congenial, good-natured, even-tempered
cross something out or off strike off or out, eliminate, cancel, delete, blue-pencil, score off or out He crossed her name off the list.

Types of cross

Barbée, Canterbury, Celtic, Cercelée, Cross crosslet, Crux ansata, Globical, Graded (Calvary), Greek, Iona, Jerusalem, Latin, Maltese, Millvine, Papal, Patée, Patée formée, Patriarchal or Lorraine, Potent, Raguly or Rarulée, Russian Orthodox, St Andrew's (Saltire), St Peter's, Tau (St Anthony's), Trefly

cross

noun
Something hard to bear physically or emotionally:
verb
1. To go across:
2. To pass through or over:
3. To remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean.Off or out:
annul, blot (out), cancel, delete, efface, erase, expunge, obliterate, rub (out), scratch (out), strike (out), undo, wipe (out), x (out).
Law: vacate.
4. Informal. To prevent from accomplishing a purpose:
Informal: stump.
phrasal verb
cross up
To cause the complete ruin or wreckage of:
Slang: total.
adjective
Translations
تِمثال عَلى شَكل صَليبتَهْجين، مَزْج السُّلالاتخشبَات الصّليبرَمْـز الدِيانَـة المسيحيّـهصَلِيب
křížpřejítpřekřížitpřeškrtnoutprotínat
krydskrydsekrydsninglægge over korslave en tværstreg
kruco
rist
ristiylittääristinmerkkiristinpuusekaantua
križljutitprijeći
kereszt
krosskrossleggjakynblandakynblanda, krossvíxlareiîur
不機嫌な十字形横切る渡る
(...을) 교차시키다십자가화가 난
crux
ceļā samainītiesdusmīgsiebilstkrucifiksskrustiņš
krížiťprekrížiťskrížiť
črtatijezenkrižkrižecprečkati
argkorskorsakorsetkorstecknet
โกรธฉุนเฉียวไม้กางเขนข้าม
birleşmekçaprazçarmıhçarpı veya artı işaretidargın
cáuchữ thậpđi qua

cross

[krɒs]
A. N
1. (= sign, decoration) → cruz f
to sign with a crossmarcar con una cruz
to make the sign of the crosshacer la señal de la cruz (over sobre) → santiguarse
the Cross (Rel) → la Cruz
to bear a/one's cross we each have our cross to bearcada quien carga su cruz
it's one of the crosses we women have to beares una de las cruces que tenemos las mujeres
2. (Bio, Zool) → cruce m, cruzamiento m (fig) → mezcla f
it's a cross between a horse and a donkeyes un cruce or cruzamiento de caballo y burro
the game is a cross between squash and tennisel juego es una mezcla de squash y tenis, el juego está a medio camino entre el squash y el tenis
3. (= bias) cut on the crosscortado al bies or al sesgo
4. (Ftbl) → centro m, pase m cruzado
B. ADJ
1. (= angry) → enfadado, enojado (LAm); (= vexed) → molesto
to be/get cross with sb (about sth)enfadarse or (LAm) enojarse con algn (por algo)
it makes me cross when that happensme da mucha rabia que pase eso
don't be/get cross with meno te enfades or (LAm) enojes conmigo
they haven't had a cross word in ten yearsno han cruzado palabra en diez años, llevan diez años sin cruzar palabra
2. (= diagonal etc) → transversal, oblicuo
C. VT
1. (= go across) [person] [+ road, room] → cruzar; [+ bridge] → cruzar, pasar; [+ ditch] → cruzar, salvar; [+ river, sea, desert] → cruzar, atravesar; [+ threshold] → cruzar, traspasar
this road crosses the motorwayesta carretera atraviesa la autopista
the bridge crosses the river hereel puente atraviesa el río por aquí
it crossed my mind thatse me ocurrió que ...
they have clearly crossed the boundary into terrorismestá claro que han traspasado la frontera que separa del terrorismo
the word never crossed his lipsjamás pronunció esa palabra
a smile crossed her lipsuna sonrisa se dibujó en sus labios, esbozó una sonrisa
we'll cross that bridge when we come to it (fig) → no anticipemos problemas
2. (= draw line across) [+ cheque] → cruzar
crossed cheque (Brit) → cheque m cruzado
to cross o.ssantiguarse
cross my heart! (in promise) → ¡te lo juro!
to cross a "t"poner el rabito a la "t"
3. (= place crosswise) [+ arms, legs] → cruzar
keep your fingers crossed for me¡deséame suerte!
I got a crossed line (Telec) → había (un) cruce de líneas
they got their lines crossed (fig) → hubo un malentendido entre ellos
to cross sb's palm with silverdar una moneda de plata a algn
to cross swords with sbcruzar la espada con algn
see also wire A1
4. (= thwart) [+ person] → contrariar, ir contra; [+ plan] → desbaratar
to be crossed in lovesufrir un fracaso sentimental
5. [+ animals, plants] → cruzar
D. VI
1. (= go to other side) → cruzar, ir al otro lado
he crossed from one side of the room to the other to speak to mecruzó or atravesó la sala para hablar conmigo, fue hasta el otro lado de la sala para hablar conmigo
to cross from Newhaven to Dieppepasar or cruzar de Newhaven a Dieppe
2. (= intersect) [roads etc] → cruzarse
see also path A4.1
3. (= meet and pass) [letters, people] → cruzarse
cross off VT + ADVtachar
cross out VT + ADVborrar
"cross out what does not apply""táchese lo que no proceda"
cross over
A. VI + ADV (= cross the road) → cruzar (fig) (= change sides) → cambiar de chaqueta, ser un/una tránsfuga
B. VI + PREP [+ road] → cruzar; [+ bridge] → cruzar, pasar

cross

[ˈkrɒs]
n
(= mark, sign) → croix f
to mark sth with a cross → marquer qch d'une croix
(= hybrid) → croisement m
a cross between ...
a cross between a donkey and a horse → un croisement de l'ânesse et du cheval
a cross between a song and a poem → un mélange de chanson et de poème
(in Christianity)croix f
(FOOTBALL)centre m
to hit a cross to sb → centrer sur qn
vt
[+ street, room, river] → traverser
to cross the line (in race)franchir la ligne d'arrivée (fig) (= go too far) → dépasser la limite
to cross the line between politics and sport → franchir la ligne entre la politique et le sport
(on telephone) a crossed line (British)
We have a crossed line → Il y a des interférences.
to get one's wires crossed, to get one's lines crossed (fig)
They've got their wires crossed.; They've got their lines crossed → Il y a un malentendu entre eux.
[+ arms, legs] → croiser
(to produce hybrid) [+ animals, plants] → croiser
to cross a horse with a donkey → croiser un cheval avec une ânesse
[+ cheque] → barrer
(= thwart) [+ person, plan] → contrarier
(FOOTBALL) to cross the ball → centrer
(in Christianity) to cross o.s. → se signer, faire le signe de croix
vi
the boat crosses from ... to ... → le bateau fait la traversée de ... à ...
adj (= annoyed) → en colère, fâché(e)
to be cross about sth → être fâché(e) à propos de qch
to be cross with sb → être en colère contre qn
to get cross with sb → se fâcher contre qn
to be cross with sb about sth → être en colère contre qn à propos de qch
to get cross with sb about sth → se fâcher contre qn à propos de qch
cross out
vt sep [+ word, sentence] → barrer, rayer
cross over
vi (cross the street, a river etc)traverser

cross

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cross-action
n (Jur) → Widerklage f
crossbar
n (of bicycle)Stange f; (Sport) → Querlatte f
crossbeam
n (= girder)Querbalken m; (Sport) → Schwebebalken m
cross-bench
n usu pl (Parl) Bank, wo die weder zur Regierungs- noch zur Oppositionspartei gehörenden Abgeordneten sitzen
cross-bencher
n (Parl) Abgeordneter, der weder der Regierungs- noch der Oppositionspartei angehört
crossbill
n (Orn) → Kreuzschnabel m
crossbones
plgekreuzte Knochen pl (unter einem Totenkopf) ? skull
crossbow
n(Stand)armbrust f
cross brace
crossbred
adj (Zool, Biol) → gekreuzt
crossbreed (Zool, Biol)
nKreuzung f
vtkreuzen
cross-Channel
adj attr ferries, swimmerKanal-; a cross swimein Durchschwimmen ntdes Kanals
crosscheck
nGegenprobe f
vt facts, figuresüberprüfen; equationdie Gegenprobe machen bei
cross-compiler
n (Comput) → Crosscompiler m
cross-country
adjQuerfeldein-; cross skiLanglaufski m; cross skierLangläufer(in) m(f); cross skiingLanglauf m; cross ski track(Langlauf)loipe f
advquerfeldein
n (= race)Querfeldeinrennen nt
cross-court (Tennis)
adv hitcross, diagonal über den Platz
adj to hit or play a cross forehanddie Vorhand cross schlagen
cross-cultural
crosscurrent
cross-dress
visich als Transvestit kleiden
cross-dresser
nTransvestit m
cross-dressing
cross-examination
nKreuzverhör nt (→ of über +acc)
cross-examine
cross-eyed
adjschielend; to be crossschielen
cross-fertilization
n no pl (Bot) → Kreuzbefruchtung f, → Fremdbestäubung f; (fig)gegenseitige Befruchtung
cross-fertilize
vt (Bot) → kreuzbefruchten
crossfield
adj cross pass (Ftbl, Hockey) → Querpass m
crossfire
nKreuzfeuer nt; to be caught in the cross (lit, fig)ins Kreuzfeuer geraten
cross-gartered
adj (old)mit kreuzweise geschnürten Waden
cross-grained
adj woodquer gefasert; (= grumpy)mürrisch; (= perverse)querköpfig
cross hairs
plFadenkreuz nt
crosshatch
vtmit Kreuzlagen schattieren
crosshatching
nKreuzschattierung f

cross

:
cross-keys
pl (Her) → gekreuzte Schlüssel pl
crosskick
n (Ftbl) → Querpass m(nach innen)
cross-legged
adj advmit gekreuzten Beinen; (on ground) → im Schneidersitz
cross liability

cross

:
cross-match
vt (Med) → kreuzen
cross-matching
n (Med) → Kreuzprobe f
crossover
n (Rail) → Gleiskreuzung f; (Mus) → Crossover m; a jazz-rap crossein Jazz-Rap-Cross-over m
cross-party
adj (Pol) talkszwischen den Parteien, parteienübergreifend; support, committeeüberparteilich
crosspatch
n (inf)Brummbär m (inf)
crosspiece
n (= bar)Querstange f
cross-ply
adjDiagonal-
n (inf)Diagonalreifen m;
cross-pollinate
vtfremdbestäuben
cross-pollination
nFremdbestäubung f
cross-purposes
pl to be or talk at crossaneinander vorbeireden; he was at cross with hersie haben aneinander vorbeigeredet
cross-question
cross-rate
n (St Ex) → Kreuznotierung f, → Kreuzkurs m
cross-refer
vtverweisen (→ to auf +acc)
cross-reference
n(Quer)verweis m (→ to auf +acc)
crossroads
n sing or pl (lit)Kreuzung f; (fig)Scheideweg m
cross section
nQuerschnitt m; to draw something in crossetw im Querschnitt zeichnen; a cross of the populationein Querschnitt durch die Bevölkerung
cross-stitch
n (Sew) → Kreuzstich m
vtim Kreuzstich arbeiten
cross sum
n (Math) → Quersumme f
crosstalk
n no pl
(witty) → Wortgefecht nt, → Wortgefechte pl
(Telec) → Nebensprechen nt
cross-town
adj (US) → quer durch die Stadt
crosswalk
n (US) → Fußgängerüberweg m
crossways
adv = crosswise
crosswind
nSeitenwind m
crosswise
advquer
crossword (puzzle)
crosswort
nKreuzlabkraut nt

cross

1
n
Kreuz nt; to make one’s crosssein Kreuz(chen) machen or setzen; to make the sign of the Crossdas Kreuzzeichen machen or schlagen; the Cross and the CrescentKreuz und Halbmond; to bear/take up one’s cross (fig)sein Kreuz tragen/auf sich (acc)nehmen; we all have our cross to bearwir haben alle unser Kreuz zu tragen
(= bias) on the crossschräg; to be cut on the crossschräg geschnitten sein
(= hybrid)Kreuzung f; (fig)Mittelding nt; a cross between a laugh and a barkeine Mischung aus Lachen und Bellen
(Ftbl) → Flanke f; to hit a cross to somebodyjdm zuflanken
(Boxing) → Seitwärtshaken m
attr (= transverse) street, line etcQuer-
vt
(= go across) road, river, mountainsüberqueren; (on foot) picket line etcüberschreiten; country, desert, roomdurchqueren; to cross the roadüber die Straße gehen, die Straße überqueren; to cross somebody’s path (fig)jdm über den Weg laufen; it crossed my mind that …es fiel mir ein, dass …, mir kam der Gedanke, dass …; a smile crossed her lipsein Lächeln kam über ihre Lippen; don’t cross your bridges until you come to them (prov) → lass die Probleme auf dich zukommen; we’ll cross that bridge when we come to itlassen wir das Problem mal auf uns zukommen, das sind ungelegte Eier (inf); they have clearly crossed the boundary into terrorismsie haben eindeutig die Grenze zum Terrorismus überschritten
(= put at right-angles, intersect)kreuzen; to cross one’s legsdie Beine übereinanderschlagen; to cross one’s armsdie Arme verschränken; the lines are crossed, we have a crossed line (Telec) → die Leitungen überschneiden sich; line AB crosses line CD at point EAB schneidet CD in E; to cross somebody’s palm with silverjdm ein Geldstück in die Hand drücken; keep your fingers crossed for me! (inf)drück or halt mir die Daumen! (inf); I’m keeping my fingers crossed (for you) (inf)ich drücke or halte (dir) die Daumen (inf)
(= put a line across) letter, teinen Querstrich machen durch; (Brit) cheque˜ zur Verrechnung ausstellen; a crossed chequeein Verrechnungsscheck m; to cross something throughetw durchstreichen ? dot
(= make the sign of the Cross) to cross oneselfsich bekreuzigen; cross my/your heart (inf)Ehrenwort, Hand aufs Herz
(= mark with a cross)ankreuzen
(= go against) plansdurchkreuzen; to cross somebodyjdn verärgern; to be crossed in lovein der Liebe enttäuscht werden
animal, fruitkreuzen
vi
(across road) → hinübergehen, die Straße überqueren; (across Channel etc) → hinüberfahren; “cross now”„gehen“; to cross at the green lightbei Grün über die Straße gehen
(= intersect)sich kreuzen; (lines also)sich schneiden; our paths have crossed several times (fig)unsere Wege haben sich öfters gekreuzt
(letters etc)sich kreuzen

cross

2
adj (+er)böse, sauer (inf); to be cross with somebodymit jdm or auf jdn böse sein

cross

[krɒs]
1. n
a. (mark, symbol) → croce f; (on questionnaire) → crocetta, croce
Greek/Latin cross → croce greca/latina
to mark with a cross → segnare con una crocetta
we each have our cross to bear (fig) → ognuno ha la propria croce (da portare)
b. (Zool, Bio) → incrocio, ibrido
it's a cross between geography and sociology → è un misto di geografia e sociologia
c. (bias) cut on the crosstagliato/a in sbieco
2. adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (angry) → arrabbiato/a, seccato/a
to be/get cross with sb (about sth) → essere arrabbiato/a/arrabbiarsi con qn (per qc)
it makes me cross when ... → mi fa arrabbiare quando...
3. vt
a. (gen) → attraversare; (threshold) → varcare
this road crosses the motorway → questa strada incrocia or interseca l'autostrada
it crossed my mind that ... → mi è venuto in mente che...
we'll cross that bridge when we come to it (fig) → ogni cosa a tempo debito
b. (cheque, letter t) → sbarrare
to cross o.s. → farsi il segno della croce, segnarsi
cross my heart! → giuro (sulla mia vita)!
c. (arms) → incrociare; (legs) → accavallare, incrociare
to keep one's fingers crossed (fig) → fare gli scongiuri
to cross swords with sb (fig) → scontrarsi con qn
we've got a crossed line (Brit) (on telephone) → c'è un'interferenza
they've got their lines crossed (fig) → si sono fraintesi
d. (thwart, person, plan) → contrastare, ostacolare
e. (animals, plants) → incrociare
4. vi
a. (also cross over) the boat crosses from Dieppe to Newhavenil traghetto fa la traversata da Dieppe a Newhaven
b. (roads) → intersecarsi; (letters, people) → incrociarsi
cross off cross out vt + advcancellare (tirandoci una riga sopra)
cross over viattraversare

cross1

(kros) adjective
angry. I get very cross when I lose something.
ˈcrossly adverb

cross2

(kros) plural ˈcrosses noun
1. a symbol formed by two lines placed across each other, eg + or x.
2. two wooden beams placed thus (+), on which Christ was nailed.
3. the symbol of the Christian religion.
4. a lasting cause of suffering etc. Your rheumatism is a cross you will have to bear.
5. the result of breeding two varieties of animal or plant. This dog is a cross between an alsatian and a labrador.
6. a monument in the shape of a cross.
7. any of several types of medal given for bravery etc. the Victoria Cross.
verb
1. to go from one side to the other. Let's cross (the street); This road crosses the swamp.
2. (negative uncross) to place (two things) across each other. He sat down and crossed his legs.
3. to go or be placed across (each other). The roads cross in the centre of town.
4. to meet and pass. Our letters must have crossed in the post.
5. to put a line across. Cross your `t's'.
6. to make (a cheque or postal order) payable only through a bank by drawing two parallel lines across it.
7. to breed (something) from two different varieties. I've crossed two varieties of rose.
8. to go against the wishes of. If you cross me, you'll regret it!
cross-
1. going or placed across. cross-winds; cross-pieces.
2. of mixed variety. a cross-breed.
ˈcrossing noun
1. a place where a road etc may be crossed. a pedestrian-crossing; a level-crossing.
2. a journey over the sea. I was seasick as it was a very rough crossing.
ˈcrossbow noun
a medieval type of bow fixed to a shaft with a mechanism for pulling back and releasing the string.
ˈcross-breed noun
an animal bred from two different breeds.
ˈcross-bred adjective
ˌcrossˈcheck verb
to check information, calculations etc by using different sources or a different method.
noun
the act of crosschecking.
cross-ˈcountry adjective
across fields etc, not on roads. a cross-country run.
ˌcross-country ˈskiing noun
the sport of skiing with narrow skis across the countryside, through woods etc.
ˌcross-exˈamine verb
in a court of law, to test or check the previous evidence of (a witness) by questioning him.
ˈcross-exˌamiˈnation noun
ˌcross-ˈeyed adjective
having a squint.
ˈcross-fire noun
the crossing of lines of gunfire from two or more points.
at cross-purposes
of two or more people, confused about what they are saying or doing because of misunderstanding one another. I think we're talking at cross-purposes.
ˌcross-reˈfer verb
to give a cross-reference (to). In this dictionary went is cross-referred to go.
ˌcross-ˈreference noun
a reference from one part of a book, list etc to another, eg crept see creep.
ˈcrossroads noun singular
a place where two or more roads cross or meet. At the crossroads we'll have to decide which road to take.
ˌcross-ˈsection noun
1. (a drawing etc of) the area or surface made visible by cutting through something, eg an apple.
2. a sample as representative of the whole. He interviewed a cross-section of the audience to get their opinion of the play.
crossword (puzzle)
a square word-puzzle in which the blanks in a pattern of blank and solid checks are to be filled with words reading across and down, the words being found from clues.
cross one's fingers
to place a finger across the one next to it, for good luck.
cross out
to draw a line through. He crossed out all her mistakes.

cross

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It makes me cross, and my hands get so stiff, I can't practice well at all.
From a window at the upper part of the house she saw Ed Handby cross the street and sit down on a horse block before the house of a neighbor.
Well, I have to go to a Red Cross meeting, anyhow, so I can't come, Tom.
He made the sign of the cross over me, put on his cap and went off in the dark.
That I will, and in English that the king needn't be ashamed to answer," returned the hunter, speaking in the language of which he boasted; "but I see nothing, nor do I hear the sounds of man or beast; 'tis strange that an Indian should understand white sounds better than a man who, his very enemies will own, has no cross in his blood, although he may have lived with the red skins long enough to be suspected
Thorndike, unaccustomed to cross the pavement to his office unless escorted by bank messengers and plain-clothes men, felt the room growing rapidly smaller; the figure of the truculent Greek loomed to heroic proportions.
The river was difficult to cross, and many were killed in the flight, some just entering the river, some in the water, others after crossing in ascending the cliffs.
And as for Pirates, when they chance to cross each other's cross-bones, the first hail is -- How many skulls?
On the right shoulder of the mantle there was cut, in white cloth, a cross of a peculiar form.
When she saw them disappear into a large house, she thought to herself: 'Now I know where it is; 'and made a great cross on the door with a piece of chalk.
Observe sign-posts and milestones; do not gobble herring bones--" "And remember," said I impressively, "if you once cross the county boundary you cannot come back.
When we approached these points a warrior would be sent far ahead with a powerful field glass, and if no great body of red Martian troops was in sight we would advance as close as possible without chance of being seen and then camp until dark, when we would slowly approach the cultivated tract, and, locating one of the numerous, broad highways which cross these areas at regular intervals, creep silently and stealthily across to the arid lands upon the other side.