cross
noun.
a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
noun.
a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
Synonym: mark, crisscross
noun.
a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
noun.
any affliction that causes great suffering
that is his cross to bear|he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns
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: crossbreed, hybrid
noun.
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
verb.
travel across or pass over
The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
verb.
meet at a point
Synonym: intersect
verb.
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge|foil your opponent
verb.
fold so as to resemble a cross
she crossed her legs
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: traverse, sweep, span
verb.
meet and pass
the trains crossed
verb.
trace a line through or across
cross your `t'
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
adj.
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
adj.
annoyed and irritable
Antonym: uncross