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Synonyms for across
əˈkrɔs, əˈkrɒs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. across(adverb)

    to the opposite side

    "the football field was 300 feet across"

    crosswise, crossways

  2. across, crosswise, crossways(adverb)


    "the marble slabs were cut across"

    crosswise, crossways

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. across

    athwart, against, transversely, transverseness to a line of movement becomes, opposition

    lengthwise, along, concurrently, parallel

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. across(prep.)

    athwart, over, from one side of to the other

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. across(adv)

    athwart, crosswise, traverse, transversely

  2. across(prep)

    athwart, crosswise, traverse, transversely

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "across":

    throughout, through, around, via, between, in, beyond, overall, everywhere, within, over, among, travers, cross-

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  1. across

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How to use across in a sentence?

  1. Carla Provost:

    We’re not in every major city across the country where you would work in an airport, confined places, we’re asking people to go out, work night shifts in the desert, by themselves, tracking up groups, not necessarily knowing what they’re coming into.

  2. Chief Executive Eric Trappier:

    There is strong pressure on prices across the whole (Falcon) range, this price war comes not only from the (new) market but also second-hand planes.

  3. Lori Tremmel Freeman:

    In fact, a recent NACCHO survey of rural local health departments notes that 93 % of respondents see e-cigarettes as a public health threat in their community. However, our research also notes that there are real barriers to ensuring that cessation and prevention activities are available in all communities, we urge the administration to work swiftly to adopt this and other measures to address the youth vaping crisis and to support local communities in addressing tobacco use across the board.

  4. Another Turkish official:

    As long as there is a training ground for ISIS on the other side of our border we will continue to have this problem, not only Turkey but Europe and U.S., turkey remains committed to its calls for an ISIL-free zone, a region free of terrorism across its borders.

  5. Angus Nicholson:

    Chinese data showed further weakening across the board, but it is clear that government spending and a recovery in the real estate market are helping hold up growth, china looks to be returning to a very familiar investment and real estate-driven growth pattern, somewhat at odds with their claims of economic rebalancing.

Translations for across

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  • عبرArabic
  • през, водоравно, оттатъкBulgarian
  • přes, vodorovněCzech
  • über, querGerman
  • κατακορύφως, καθέτως, αντίπερα, απέναντι, οριζόντιος, δια μέσου, κατά πλάτοςGreek
  • através, al otro lado de, atravesado, a travésSpanish
  • toisella puolella, kohti, ristiin, poikittain, halki, poikki, yli, vaakasuoraanFinnish
  • à traversFrench
  • dwersWestern Frisian
  • sallIrish
  • thairis, thar, tarsainn air, thairis air, tarsainnScottish Gaelic
  • भर मेंHindi
  • միջով, մի կողմից մյուսը, մյուս կողմում, վրայով, խաչաձեւ, դիմացը, մյուս կողմըArmenian
  • transInterlingua
  • di seberangIndonesian
  • attraverso, orizzontale, dall'altra parteItalian
  • על פניHebrew
  • 向こう側, 横切って, 向こうJapanese
  • កាត់Khmer
  • di ser hev re, di ser ... re, di ... re, li aliyê din yêKurdish
  • попреку, пре́куMacedonian
  • zijdelings, overheen, tegenover, horizontaalDutch
  • perpendicularmente, [[em]] [[horizontal]], [[do]] [[outro]] [[lado]] [[de]], atravésPortuguese
  • dincolo, peste, de-a curmezișul, dincolo de, trans-, în curmeziș, orizontal, pe cealaltă parte, prin, transversalRomanian
  • че́рез, поперёк, сквозьRussian
  • cezSlovak
  • prek, čez, vodoravnoSlovene
  • över, genom, vågrätt, horisontellt, tvärs överSwedish
  • ఆవల, అవతలTelugu

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