Dictionary Results for cross

1. cross - noun

· a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece

Hypernym(s): structure, construction

2. cross - noun

· a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

Synonym(s): crisscross, mark

Hypernym(s): marking

3. cross - noun

· a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry

Synonym(s): Cross

Hypernym(s): emblem

4. cross - noun

· any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"

Synonym(s): crown_of_thorns

Hypernym(s): affliction

5. cross - noun

· (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"

Synonym(s): hybrid, crossbreed

Hypernym(s): organism, being

6. cross - noun

· (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

Synonym(s): hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, interbreeding, hybridizing

Hypernym(s): coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual_union

7. cross - verb

· travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

Synonym(s): traverse, track, cover, pass_over, get_over, get_across, cut_through, cut_across

Hypernym(s): pass

8. cross - verb

· meet at a point

Synonym(s): intersect

Hypernym(s): meet, run_into, encounter, run_across, come_across, see

9. cross - verb

· hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

Synonym(s): thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, frustrate, baffle, bilk

Hypernym(s): prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

10. cross - verb

· fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"

Hypernym(s): fold, fold_up, turn_up

Antonym(s): uncross

11. cross - verb

· to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor"; "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"

Synonym(s): traverse, span, sweep

Hypernym(s): cover, continue, extend

12. cross - verb

· meet and pass; "the trains crossed"

Hypernym(s): intersect, cross

13. cross - verb

· trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'"

Hypernym(s): write

14. cross - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): crossbreed, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed

Hypernym(s): breed

15. cross - adjective

· extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; "cross members should be all steel"; "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"; "transversal vibrations"; "transverse colon"

Synonym(s): transverse, transversal, thwartwise

16. cross - adjective

· annoyed and irritable

Synonym(s): crabbed, crabby, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered

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