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 (krôs′chĕk′, krŏs′-)
tr.v. cross·checked, cross·check·ing, cross·checks
1. To verify by comparing with parallel or supplementary data.
2. Sports To check (a player) illegally in ice hockey or lacrosse by striking an opponent with the part of the stick that is between the hands.
The act of crosschecking.


1. to verify (a fact, report, etc) by considering conflicting opinions or consulting other sources
2. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) (in ice hockey) to check illegally, as by chopping at an opponent's arms or stick
the act or an instance of crosschecking


Past participle: crosschecked
Gerund: crosschecking

I crosscheck
you crosscheck
he/she/it crosschecks
we crosscheck
you crosscheck
they crosscheck
I crosschecked
you crosschecked
he/she/it crosschecked
we crosschecked
you crosschecked
they crosschecked
Present Continuous
I am crosschecking
you are crosschecking
he/she/it is crosschecking
we are crosschecking
you are crosschecking
they are crosschecking
Present Perfect
I have crosschecked
you have crosschecked
he/she/it has crosschecked
we have crosschecked
you have crosschecked
they have crosschecked
Past Continuous
I was crosschecking
you were crosschecking
he/she/it was crosschecking
we were crosschecking
you were crosschecking
they were crosschecking
Past Perfect
I had crosschecked
you had crosschecked
he/she/it had crosschecked
we had crosschecked
you had crosschecked
they had crosschecked
I will crosscheck
you will crosscheck
he/she/it will crosscheck
we will crosscheck
you will crosscheck
they will crosscheck
Future Perfect
I will have crosschecked
you will have crosschecked
he/she/it will have crosschecked
we will have crosschecked
you will have crosschecked
they will have crosschecked
Future Continuous
I will be crosschecking
you will be crosschecking
he/she/it will be crosschecking
we will be crosschecking
you will be crosschecking
they will be crosschecking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crosschecking
you have been crosschecking
he/she/it has been crosschecking
we have been crosschecking
you have been crosschecking
they have been crosschecking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crosschecking
you will have been crosschecking
he/she/it will have been crosschecking
we will have been crosschecking
you will have been crosschecking
they will have been crosschecking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crosschecking
you had been crosschecking
he/she/it had been crosschecking
we had been crosschecking
you had been crosschecking
they had been crosschecking
I would crosscheck
you would crosscheck
he/she/it would crosscheck
we would crosscheck
you would crosscheck
they would crosscheck
Past Conditional
I would have crosschecked
you would have crosschecked
he/she/it would have crosschecked
we would have crosschecked
you would have crosschecked
they would have crosschecked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crosscheck - an instance of confirming something by considering information from several sources
confirmation, substantiation, verification, check - additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
2.crosscheck - an illegal check (chopping at an opponent's arms or stick)
check - obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
إعادة الفَحْص والتَّدقـيـقيُعيد الفَحص والتَّدقـيـق
křížová kontrolapřezkoumánípřezkoumatprověřit
kontrola iným spôsobompreskúmanie iným spôsobompreskúmať iným spôsobomskontrolovať iným spôsobom
sağlama yapmasağlama yapmak


(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.
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!
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.
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.
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