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Definitions of cross

  1.   perversely irritable
  2.   hinder or prevent the efforts plans or desires of What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge foil your opponent
  3.   marking consisting of crossing lines
  4.   to cover a wide area Rivers traverse the valley floor The parking lot spans 3 acres
  5.   the act of mixing different breeds of animals
  6.   a cross as an emblem of Christianity used in heraldry
  7.   a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  8.   any affliction that causes great suffering that is his cross to bear he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns
  9.   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
  10.   fold so as to resemble a cross she crossed her legs
  11.   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
  12.   meet at a point
  13.   genetics the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  14.   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
  15.   trace a line through or across cross your t'
  16.   meet and pass the trains crossed
  17.   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
  18.   A gibbet consisting of two pieces of timber placed transversely upon one another in various forms as a T or with the horizontal piece below the upper end of the upright or as an X It was anciently used in the execution of criminals
  19.   The sign or mark of the cross made with the finger or in ink etc or actually represented in some material the symbol of Christ's death the ensign and chosen symbol of Christianity of a Christian people and of Christendom
  20.   Affiction regarded as a test of patience or virtue trial disappointment opposition misfortune
  21.   A piece of money stamped with the figure of a cross also that side of such a piece on which the cross is stamped hence money in general
  22.   An appendage or ornament or anything in the form of a cross a badge or ornamental device of the general shape of a cross hence such an ornament even when varying considerably from that form thus the Cross of the British Order of St George and St Michael consists of a central medallion with seven arms radiating from it
  23.   A monument in the form of a cross or surmounted by a cross set up in a public place as a market cross a boundary cross Charing Cross in London
  24.   A common heraldic bearing of which there are many varieties See the Illustration above
  25.   The crosslike mark or symbol used instead of a signature by those unable to write
  26.   Church lands
  27.   A line drawn across or through another line
  28.   A mixing of breeds or stock especially in cattle breeding or the product of such intermixture a hybrid of any kind
  29.   An instrument for laying of offsets perpendicular to the main course
  30.   A pipe fitting with four branches the axes of which usually form's right angle
  31.   Not parallel lying or falling athwart transverse oblique intersecting
  32.   Not accordant with what is wished or expected interrupting adverse contrary thwarting perverse
  33.   Characterized by or in a state of peevishness fretfulness or ill humor as a cross man or woman
  34.   Made in an opposite direction or an inverse relation mutually inverse interchanged as cross interrogatories cross marriages as when a brother and sister marry persons standing in the same relation to each other
  35.   Athwart across
  36.   To put across or athwart to cause to intersect as to cross the arms
  37.   To lay or draw something as a line across as to cross the letter t
  38.   To pass from one side to the other of to pass or move over to traverse as to cross a stream
  39.   To pass as objects going in an opposite direction at the same time
  40.   To run counter to to thwart to obstruct to hinder to clash or interfere with
  41.   To interfere and cut off to debar
  42.   To make the sign of the cross upon followed by the reflexive pronoun as he crossed himself
  43.   To cancel by marking crosses on or over or drawing a line across to erase usually with out off or over as to cross out a name
  44.   To cause to interbreed said of different stocks or races to mix the breed of
  45.   To lie or be athwart
  46.   To move or pass from one side to the other or from place to place to make a transit as to cross from New York to Liverpool
  47.   To be inconsistent
  48.   To interbreed as races to mix distinct breeds
  49.   A gibbet of wood formed of an upright and a cross piece the emblem of the Christian faith a device like a cross a mark made on a document by those who cannot write a trial of patience suffering for Christ's sake
  50.   To put or draw across cancel pass oppose obstruct make the sign of the cross upon
  51.   To be athwart
  52.   Not parallel fretful peevish
  53.   Crossly
  54.   Crossness
  55.   Any figure in the shape of a cross or X
  56.   A gibbet on which male factors were hung consisting of two pieces of timber one placed crosswise on the other either thus or x the instrument on which Christ suffered and thus the symbol of the Christian religion the sufferings of Christ anything that crosses or thwarts adversity or affliction in general a crossing or mixing of breeds esp of cattle
  57.   To mark with a cross to lay one body or draw one line across another to cancel by drawing cross lines to pass from side to side to obstruct to thwart to move or pass from place to place
  58.   Lying across transverse oblique opposite adverse illtempered interchanged
  59.   A straight body crossing another gibbet made of two crossing beams the instrument on which Christ suffered and hence the Christian religion affliction anything in the shape of a cross a mixing of breeds
  60.   To lay a thwaart pass over mark with a cross obstruct or annoy
  61.   Transverse adverse peevish
  62.   To place or move across traverse intersect cancel cross off or out obstruct contradict irritate
  63.   To make the sign of the cross upon
  64.   To mix with a different variety
  65.   Ill tempered peevish
  66.   An ancient instrument of torture and death consisting of two crossed timbers on which the condemned were fastened
  67.   The crucifixion of Christ the Atonement
  68.   Something endured for Christ's sake trial tribulation
  69.   A mark resembling a cross
  70.   A mixing of breeds an animal of mixed breed
  71.   Transverse falling athwart opposite adverse perverse untractable peevish interchanged of a cross breed
  72.   A gibbet consisting of two pieces of timber placed across each other either in form of a T or an X the cross on which Christ suffered Christ's sufferings or passion the symbol of the Christian religion the Christian religion itself an ornament monument mark c like a cross a line drawn across another anything that crosses thwarts obstructs perplexes or distresses a mixing of breeds in producing animals To take up the cross to be resolved to sacrifice self for some sacred interest in the spirit of Christ Cross of Calvary a cross on three steps Latin cross one with crossbeam two thirds up Tau cross one like T St Andrew's cross one like X
  73.   To draw a line or lay one thing as a sword across another to erase by cross lines to cancel to make the sign of the cross to pass or move over from side to side to thwart to obstruct to be inconsistent with to debar to produce young from different varieties of a species
  74.   To lie or be athwart to pass from side to side directly or obliquely
  75.   Two lengths of any body placed across each other thus X or a line drawn through another the ensign of the Christian religion the instrument on which the Saviour died any misfortune a hindrance
  76.   To draw a line or place a body across another to pass or move over to pass from side to side to cancel to erase to obstruct or hinder
  77.   Oblique transverse obstructing adverse peevish or ill humoured
  78.   An organism produced by the mating of parents of different breeds

Quotes of cross

  1. Whoever removes the Cross and its interpretation by the New Testament from the center in order to replace it for example with the social commitment of Jesus to the oppressed as a new center no longer stands in continuity with the apostolic faith – Hans Urs von Balthasar
  2. Without a doubt at the center of the New Testament there stands the Cross which receives its interpretation from the Resurrection – Hans Urs von Balthasar
  3. My introduction to track racing was through the background of cross country running which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England – Roger Bannister
  4. There's been a deliberate and systematic effort to convey to countries around the world friends and foes that if they cross the United States there's a price to pay – Sandy Berger
  5. I meditate and do yoga I sit cross -legged and try not to levitate too much – Jeremy Brett
  6. My father was a man of love He always loved me to death He worked hard in the fields but my father never hit me Never I don't ever remember a really cross unkind word from my father – Johnny Cash
  7. Still today I cannot cross the threshold of a teaching institution without physical symptoms in my chest and my stomach of discomfort or anxiety And yet I have never left school – Jacques Derrida
  8. Always expect the unexpected Right around Thanksgiving when the new Alex Cross will be out It's called Four Blind Mice and it's a pretty amazing story about several murders inside the military – James Patterson
  9. I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged drawn and quartered which was done there he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition – Samuel Pepys
  10. Yes I definitely believe that it has some good cross -platform properties Object orientation was one of the techniques I used to make Python platform independent – Guido van Rossum
  11. Who made these laws That's what I want to know So that's why I wear two crosses now I call it double cross I believe in God -not religion – Ja Rule
  12. The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn – David Russell
  13. We ask them to remove the missiles deployed against Taiwan give up their military threat and instead let us together open the door to cross -Strait peaceful and stable dialogue and negotiations – Chen Shui-bian
  14. There are so many exceptions to free speech child pornography cross burning libel fighting words – Cliff Stearns
  15. I think of the Replacements only when they're brought up to me For two years I'm at home they don't really cross my mind I still hear them on the radio I'm not ashamed of anything we did – Paul Westerberg

Usage examples for cross

  1. Seeing the benevolent Cavendish would not be denied Thaddeus took his hat and with harassed spirits walked down the lane towards Charing Cross – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  2. “ I am cross with you there – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  3. Red Cross girls were very much in evidence a number of them American and English – A Journey Through France in War Time by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  4. It doesn't make me cross to hear of a place where people are kind and friendly – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
  5. “ No wonder he was cross – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  6. Your husband came home cross to night – How to Cook Husbands by Elizabeth Strong Worthington
  7. She is rather cross and says I've come to the wrong door – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  8. But whatever the luck we must cross – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. I'm very cross No you aren't my love – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  10. And then she added what a comfort it will be if any of them are cross or rude to think 'I'm glad I don't know that they are mine – Among the Pond People by Clara Dillingham Pierson
  11. Of course they gave him the Cross – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  12. The moon at the cross roads ” – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  13. Never let such a thing cross your mind let alone your lips again you dear best of sisters ” – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  14. Though the ancient post and the modern cross might succeed each other yet this difference was between them one stood at a distance from the town the other stands near its centre – An History of Birmingham (1783) by William Hutton
  15. “ I was cross to him – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  16. Let's cross the draw – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  17. “ Father'll be awfully cross – Seven Little Australians by Ethel Sybil Turner
  18. “ I don't mean to be cross little girl – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  19. Why do you cross me to day – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  20. Cross my heart to die – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates

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