- a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×)；a cross (×) used to show that something is incorrect or unsatisfactory
- go or extend across or to the other side of (an area, stretch of water, etc.)；go across or climb over (an obstacle or boundary)
verb: cross, 3rd person present: crosses, gerund or present participle: crossing, past tense: crossed, past participle: crossed
noun: cross, plural noun: crosses
- 1. a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×) place a cross against the preferred choice
- ▪ a cross (×) used to show that something is incorrect or unsatisfactory the class sat quiet, waiting anxiously for the verdict—a tick or a large cross
- ▪ a cross-shaped decoration awarded for personal valour or indicating rank in some orders of knighthood the Military Cross
- ▪ the constellation Crux.
- 2. an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 同義詞
- ▪ the cross on which Christ was crucified the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross
- ▪ a cross as an emblem of Christianity she wore a cross around her neck
- ▪ short for sign of the cross (see sign)
- ▪ a staff surmounted by a cross carried in religious processions and on ceremonial occasions before an archbishop.
- ▪ something unavoidable that has to be endured she's just a cross we have to bear 同義詞 反義詞
- 3. an animal or plant resulting from cross-breeding; a hybrid a Galloway and shorthorn cross 同義詞
- ▪ a mixture or compromise of two things the system is a cross between a monorail and a conventional railway
- 4. a pass of the ball across the field towards the centre close to one's opponents' goal Beckham's low cross was turned into the net by Cole
- ▪ a blow given with a crosswise movement of the fist a right cross
- 1. go or extend across or to the other side of (an area, stretch of water, etc.) she has crossed the Atlantic twice two paths crossed the field 同義詞
- ▪ go across or climb over (an obstacle or boundary) he attempted to cross the border into Jordan we crossed over a stile 同義詞
- ▪ (especially of an artist or an artistic style or work) begin to appeal to a different audience, especially a wider one a talented animator who crossed over to live action
- 2. pass in an opposite or different direction; intersect the two lines cross at 90° 同義詞
- ▪ cause to intersect or lie crosswise cross the cables in opposing directions Michele sat back and crossed her arms
- ▪ (of a letter) be dispatched before receipt of another from the person being written to our letters crossed
- 3. draw a line or lines across; mark with a cross voters should ask one question before they cross today's ballot paper
- ▪ British mark or annotate (a cheque), typically by drawing a pair of parallel lines across it, to indicate that it must be paid into a named bank account a crossed cheque
- ▪ delete a name or item on a list as being no longer required or involved Liz crossed off the days on the calendar
- ▪ delete an incorrect or inapplicable word or phrase by drawing a line through it cross out any portions which do not apply
- 4. (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 Beatie crossed herself quickly at the mention of the dead
- 5. pass (the ball) across the field towards the centre when attacking he could not get to the line to cross the ball Powell crossed from the left
- 6. cause (an animal of one species, breed, or variety) to breed with one of another species, breed, or variety many animals of the breed were crossed with the closely related Guernsey
- ▪ cross-fertilize (a plant) a hybrid tea was crossed with a polyantha rose 同義詞
- 7. oppose or stand in the way of (someone) no one dared cross him 同義詞 反義詞
- 1. British annoyed he seemed to be very cross about something
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