What is the opposite of cross?

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Opposite of to move or travel across an area
“Garner was advised to remain on the other side of the river while his party looked for help.”
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Opposite of to extend across or over to the other side of an area
“Police guide the bus onto a freeway, but unbeknownst to them and Traven, it terminates because it is incomplete.”
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Opposite of to cut or divide into parts
“Several miles south of Brad's house, the train tracks diverge from the highway.”
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Opposite of to defy or be disloyal to someone
“We stand before Your Highness, ready to do your bidding and obey your orders.”
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Opposite of to anger or annoy someone
“He is wandering around with the phone in the crook of his neck and shoulder, gamely trying to placate an irate consumer.”
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Opposite of to meet and pass
“The asteroid would narrowly miss the planet despite initial reports that it was on a collision course to hit Earth.”
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Opposite of to come into one's mind or consciousness
“Peter chided himself for allowing the appointment to slip his mind.”
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Opposite of to link, unite or fuse together (by weaving)
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Opposite of to be unfaithful to one's (sexual) partner
Verb
Opposite of to move or proceed onward
“Unsu was given orders to retreat when many of his men had fallen during the Battle of Seimor.”
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Opposite of to move over or back and forth over
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Opposite of to cut or divide into two parts
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Opposite of to resist or endure (something) successfully
Verb
Opposite of to walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance
“I would sit and wait patiently for the support act to finish before the main act would finally commence.”
Verb
(of a bridge, arch, etc.) Opposite of to extend from side to side of
Verb
Opposite of to make one's way via a given path or trail
“Do not veer off the path, or you could end up getting lost!”
Noun
Opposite of a geometrical figure consisting of two straight lines or bars intersecting each other
“I have used a red circle to highlight all the mistakes that you have made.”
Noun
Opposite of a mixture of two or more breeds
“The humane society veterinarian estimated that the puppy was a purebred about three months old.”
Noun
Opposite of something unavoidable that has to be endured
“The windfall, albeit small, was still a blessing for the family who had been struggling to make ends meet.”
Noun
Opposite of a place where roads intersect and lead off in four directions
“The town is basically a post office with a scattering of homes, and the poorly maintained road leads to a dead-end at a vintage steel truss bridge.”
Noun
Opposite of any animal resulting from the crossing of different breeds or types
Noun
Opposite of a mixture of two or more elements, especially as a breed
Adjective
Opposite of feeling angry or annoyed
“Her quiet words and calm demeanor reminded him more of their time as friends than this rivalry they now had going on.”
Adjective
Opposite of lying or placed across
“The blasts struck in rapid succession during rush hour on two parallel and adjacent streets in a poor district of the city.”
Adjective
(now rare) Opposite of opposed to, or contrary to what one would hope or wish for
“He has a notion of the conduct that is congruous to love's nature.”
Adjective
Opposite of bred as a hybrid from different species or breeds
“During playtime, the purebred German shepherd will run circles around anyone wearing sealskin and whine for a chew.”
Adjective
Opposite of irritable and inclined to speak sharply
Adjective
Opposite of showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong
Adjective
Opposite of childishly sulky or bad-tempered
Adjective
(typically of children) Opposite of irritable and quarrelsome
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Adjective
Opposite of full of anger or hatred
“Their mother was at the center of their world and her warm loving nature provided a sense of security despite the lack of a father.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a tendency to be easily annoyed or angered
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a tendency to be quickly irritated or provoked
“Her first day was filled with jeering and taunts but she remained patient with them.”
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