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(krôs′fīl′, krŏs′-)
tr. & intr.v. cross-filed, cross-fil·ing, cross-files
To register (someone) or be registered as a candidate in the primaries of more than one political party.

cross′-fil′er n.


v.i., v.t. -filed, -fil•ing.
to register as a candidate in the primary elections of more than one party.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cross-file - have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
campaign, run - run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
slate - enter on a list or slate for an election; "He was slated for borough president"
References in classic literature ?
We are always appearing, and disappearing, and swearing, and interrogating, and filing, and cross-filing, and arguing, and sealing, and motioning, and referring, and reporting, and revolving about the Lord Chancellor and all his satellites, and equitably waltzing ourselves off to dusty death, about costs.
The GPS units may detect that they have different database revisions, and functions like cross-filing a flight plan from one GPS to the other should cease to work.
If practices embrace e-mail communication, and then encounter the clog in workflow that results from having to continually navigate between electronic communication and the printing and cross-filing of paper documentation, there is a high probability they will abandon e-mail and will revert to a "schedule-an-appointment-if-you-want-to-see-the-doctor" mentality.
However, one aspect where I believe patent searching is distinct from many other areas of searching is that of cross-filing.