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  • a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×).
    E.g. place a cross against the preferred choice
  • an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion.
  • an animal or plant resulting from cross-breeding; a hybrid.
    E.g. a Galloway and shorthorn cross
  • a pass of the ball across the field towards the centre close to one's opponents' goal.
    E.g. Beckham's low cross was turned into the net by Cole
  • go or extend across or to the other side of (an area, stretch of water, etc.).
    E.g. she has crossed the Atlantic twice
  • pass in an opposite or different direction; intersect.
    E.g. the two lines cross at 90°
  • draw a line or lines across; mark with a cross.
    E.g. voters should ask one question before they cross today's ballot paper
  • (of a person) make the sign of the cross in front of one's chest as a sign of Christian reverence or to invoke divine protection.
    E.g. Beatie crossed herself quickly at the mention of the dead
  • pass (the ball) across the field towards the centre when attacking.
    E.g. he could not get to the line to cross the ball
  • cause (an animal of one species, breed, or variety) to breed with one of another species, breed, or variety.
    E.g. many animals of the breed were crossed with the closely related Guernsey
  • oppose or stand in the way of (someone).
    E.g. no one dared cross him
  • annoyed.
    E.g. he seemed to be very cross about something
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combining form
  • denoting movement or position across something.
    E.g. cross-channel
  • describing the form or figure of a cross.
    E.g. crossbones

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