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What is another word for cross?

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To move or travel across an area
“But to get there, you have to cross a treacherous stretch of water called Jack Sound.”
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To extend across or over to the other side of an area
“The proposed bridge would cross the Russell Fork river and connect the Virginia and Kentucky sides of the park to each other.”
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To cut or divide into parts
“The northeast direct natural gas pipeline would cross the town horizontally and vertically.”
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To mix, especially to interbreed or cross-fertilize
“An animal breeder, attempting to cross a llama with an alpaca for finer wool, found that the hybrid offspring rarely lived more than a few weeks.”
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To defy or put up a resistance to someone or something
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“Why do you cross the King's command?”
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To be disloyal or unfaithful to someone
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“You don't cross the Boss. You don't mess with Macquarie.”
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To anger or annoy someone
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“None dared to cross Madeline because of her horrid temper.”
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To meet and pass
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“On the weekend, Mercury and the sun will cross at the junction point between Aquarius and Pisces.”
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To come into one's mind or consciousness
“The idea of traveling to exotic locations did cross me from time to time.”
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To move or proceed further along a path or course
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To cause to fail, or to make great attempts to
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To move, usually over long distances
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To cut or divide into two parts
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To resist or endure (something) successfully
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To walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance
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To demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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To cross or break through a barrier, especially by force
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To come into contact with something or each other
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To betray someone that has one's trust
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To run over or beyond a given line, level or limit
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To fail to conform to a regulation or obligation
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To physically get over an obstacle
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To assault, attack
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To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively
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To mark or check off from a list
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To harass, annoy, or cause trouble to (someone)
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To cause to have no value or effect
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To neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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To move or glide through the air
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To express one's opposition to or disagreement with something
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A geometrical figure consisting of two straight lines or bars intersecting each other
“Use a cross for a wrong answer and a tick if it is correct.”
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A mixture of two or more elements
“A genetic map constructed using a cross between the two strains revealed a high degree of synteny between the two genomes.”
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A mixture of two or more breeds
“The dog was a cross between a mastiff and a bloodhound.”
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Something unavoidable that has to be endured
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“The feeling of guilt that they are in some way or fashion responsible for their charge's condition is indeed a difficult cross to bear.”
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An upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion
“His duties even called on him to be the first person to try out the cross for the Crucifixion scene.”
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A place where roads intersect and lead off in four directions
“Turn right at the cross onto the path leading to the old village of Chamoux.”
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A mark or symbol used to signify something
“At the head, lying on the ground, was a cross made of stones.”
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An act of changing to or adopting one thing in place of another
“He's been digging hard since he made the cross over to more varied sounds from his Hip Hop early days.”
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A person or thing whose presence or behavior is likely to put one at a disadvantage
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A direction diagonal to the weave of a fabric
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The complete loss or absence of hope
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A statue, building, or other structure erected to commemorate a notable person or event
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The shooting of projectiles from weapons, such as bullets from guns
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Hand gesture of faith
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An impediment or burden
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A medal or award conferred as an honor
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A Christian symbol, common in Ireland, which combines the cross with a ring surrounding the intersection
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Feeling angry or annoyed
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