Meaning of CROSS in English


noun church lands.

2. cross ·prep athwart; across.

3. cross ·vi to be inconsistent.

4. cross ·vi to lie or be athwart.

5. cross ·noun a line drawn across or through another line.

6. cross ·vi to interbreed, as races; to mix distinct breeds.

7. cross ·vt to interfere and cut off; to debar.

8. cross ·noun an instrument for laying of offsets perpendicular to the main course.

9. cross ·vt to pass, as objects going in an opposite direction at the same time.

10. cross ·vt to lay or draw something, as a line, across; as, to cross the letter t.

11. cross ·vt to put across or athwart; to cause to intersect; as, to cross the arms.

12. cross ·adj not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting.

13. cross ·noun a pipe-fitting with four branches the axes of which usually form's right angle.

14. cross ·noun the crosslike mark or symbol used instead of a signature by those unable to write.

15. cross ·vt to cause to interbreed;

— said of different stocks or races; to mix the breed of.

xvi. cross ·noun a common heraldic bearing, of which there are many varieties. ·see the illustration, above.

xvii. cross ·noun affiction regarded as a test of patience or virtue; trial; disappointment; opposition; misfortune.

xviii. cross ·vt to make the sign of the cross upon;

— followed by the reflexive pronoun; as, he crossed himself.

xix. cross ·adj not accordant with what is wished or expected; interrupting; adverse; contrary; thwarting; perverse.

xx. cross ·adj characterized by, or in a state of, peevishness, fretfulness, or ill humor; as, a cross man or woman.

xxi. cross ·noun a mixing of breeds or stock, especially in cattle breeding; or the product of such intermixture; a hybrid of any kind.

xxii. cross ·vt to pass from one side to the other of; to pass or move over; to traverse; as, to cross a stream.

xxiii. cross ·vi 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.

xxiv. cross ·noun 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.

xxv. cross ·vt to run counter to; to thwart; to obstruct; to hinder; to clash or interfere with.

xxvi. cross ·noun 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.

xxvii. cross ·vt 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.

xxviii. cross ·adj 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.

xxix. cross ·noun 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.

xxx. cross ·noun 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.

xxxi. cross ·noun 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.

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