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Cross

Definition

[n] the act of mixing different breeds of animals
[n] a cross as an emblem of Christianity; used in heraldry
[n] a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
[n] marking consisting of crossing lines
[n] any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"
[adj] perversely irritable
[v] 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"
[v] trace a line through or across; "cross your 't'"
[v] travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
[v] meet and pass; "the trains crossed"
[v] fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"
[v] meet at a point
[v] hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
[v] to cover a wide area; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"

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Antonyms

uncross