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Synonyms for cross
krɔs, krɒscross

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term cross.

Wiktionary

  1. crossadjective

    Synonyms:
    antipodal, contrarily, opposed, reverse

  2. crossnoun

    Synonyms:
    angry, annoyed, irritated

  3. crossverb

    To contradict (another) or frustrate the plans of.

    She was rather cross about missing her train on the first day of the job.

    Synonyms:
    True Cross

  4. crossnoun

    to cross-fertilize or crossbreed.

    They managed to cross a sheep with a goat.

    Synonyms:
    cross-fertilize, crossbreed

  5. crossverb

    To pass the ball from one side of the pitch to the other side.

    He crossed the ball into the penalty area.

    Synonyms:
    hybrid

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cross

    Synonyms:
    ill-tempered, fretful, illhumored, crusty, peevish, pettish, snarling, snappish, spleeny, splenetic, petulant, fractious

    Antonyms:
    amiable, good-tempered, goodhumored, blithesome, genial

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crossnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    crossing, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossbreed, crown of thorns, crisscross, hybridization, hybrid, interbreeding, mark, hybridizing

    Antonyms:
    lengthways, lengthwise, good-natured, uncross

  2. crisscross, cross, marknoun

    a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

    Synonyms:
    hybridisation, marking, interbreeding, mark, sucker, hybridizing, crossbreeding, bell ringer, target, crisscross, print, fall guy, mug, scar, score, sign, brand, grade, chump, stigma, home run, hybridization, scratch, gull, crown of thorns, patsy, fool, marker, scrape, crossing, crossbreed, stain, bull's eye, hybrid, soft touch

    Antonyms:
    lengthwise, good-natured, lengthways, uncross

  3. Crossnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    crossing, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossbreed, crown of thorns, crisscross, hybridization, hybrid, interbreeding, mark, hybridizing

    Antonyms:
    lengthways, good-natured, lengthwise, uncross

  4. cross, crown of thornsnoun

    any affliction that causes great suffering

    "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"

    Synonyms:
    crossing, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossbreed, crown of thorns, crisscross, hybridization, hybrid, interbreeding, mark, hybridizing

    Antonyms:
    lengthways, lengthwise, good-natured, uncross

  5. hybrid, crossbreed, crossnoun

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    crossing, hybridisation, loanblend, crossbreed, loan-blend, crown of thorns, crisscross, hybridization, hybrid, interbreeding, mark, hybridizing, crossbreeding

    Antonyms:
    lengthwise, good-natured, lengthways, uncross

  6. hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, cross, interbreeding, hybridizingadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    hybridisation, crossing, crossroad, ford, crossbreed, intersection, mark, crisscross, hybrid, carrefour, crossbreeding, hybridization, crossover, crossway, hybridizing, miscegenation, interbreeding, crown of thorns, crosswalk

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, lengthways, lengthwise, uncross

  7. cross(a), transverse, transversal, thwartwiseadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    lengthways, lengthwise, good-natured, uncross

  8. crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-temperedverb

    annoyed and irritable

    Synonyms:
    transversal, picky, particular, bad-tempered, busy, cross(a), transverse, finicky, grumpy, grouchy, finical, crabby, crabbed, fussy, thwartwise, ill-tempered

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, lengthways, lengthwise, uncross

  9. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut acrossverb

    travel across or pass over

    "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

    Synonyms:
    pass across, sweep, chase after, overcompensate, handle, cut through, deal, shroud, continue, come home, span, comprehend, embrace, hybridize, interbreed, encompass, cut across, address, give chase, get over, spoil, get well, surmount, go after, crosscut, pass through, plow, skip over, intersect, put over, tail, insure, brood, foil, penetrate, tag, master, trail, get through, click, report, transit, wipe, hide, frustrate, sink in, scotch, bounce back, overcome, compensate, breed, traverse, underwrite, chase, move through, subdue, baffle, pass over, spread over, enshroud, jump, overlay, skip, overfly, track, cover, extend, wrap up, cover up, deny, incubate, crossbreed, dawn, thwart, bilk, get across, treat, hybridise, dog, hatch, fall into place

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, lengthwise, lengthways, uncross

  10. intersect, crossverb

    meet at a point

    Synonyms:
    frustrate, foil, spoil, cut through, crossbreed, cover, cut across, bilk, hybridize, intersect, hybridise, pass over, baffle, sweep, scotch, track, interbreed, thwart, span, get across, get over, traverse

    Antonyms:
    lengthwise, lengthways, good-natured, uncross

  11. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilkverb

    hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

    "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

    Synonyms:
    vitiate, mar, sweep, dumbfound, plunder, foil, scupper, mystify, cut through, pamper, flub, span, dun, rape, crucify, baby, regulate, bedevil, itch, screw up, ball up, indulge, interbreed, stick, cut across, corrupt, elude, get over, deflower, spoil, puzzle, gravel, violate, beat, mollycoddle, bungle, intersect, bollocks up, fumble, evade, rag, blow, bollix, torment, amaze, bewilder, coddle, cosset, frustrate, peril, scotch, featherbed, crossbreed, get, louse up, perplex, botch up, bodge, traverse, bobble, baffle, muff, bollocks, pass over, pose, fluff, vex, mishandle, endanger, foul up, stupefy, flummox, track, hybridize, cover, despoil, muck up, bumble, mess up, impair, bollix up, botch, thwart, bilk, get across, expose, go bad, hybridise, cocker, nonplus

    Antonyms:
    lengthwise, good-natured, lengthways, uncross

  12. crossverb

    fold so as to resemble a cross

    "she crossed her legs"

    Synonyms:
    frustrate, foil, spoil, cut through, crossbreed, cover, cut across, bilk, hybridize, hybridise, pass over, intersect, baffle, sweep, scotch, track, interbreed, thwart, span, get across, get over, traverse

    Antonyms:
    lengthwise, good-natured, lengthways, uncross

  13. cross, traverse, span, sweepverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    sail, cut through, get over, scotch, swing out, frustrate, spoil, cut across, foil, drag, sweep up, span, hybridize, brush, thwart, tangle, crossbreed, baffle, sweep, intersect, traverse, broom, pass over, swing, drag in, cover, hybridise, get across, deny, embroil, bilk, track, interbreed

    Antonyms:
    lengthwise, good-natured, lengthways, uncross

  14. crossverb

    meet and pass

    "the trains crossed"

    Synonyms:
    frustrate, foil, spoil, cut through, crossbreed, cover, cut across, bilk, hybridize, hybridise, pass over, intersect, baffle, sweep, scotch, track, interbreed, thwart, span, get across, get over, traverse

    Antonyms:
    lengthwise, good-natured, lengthways, uncross

  15. crossverb

    trace a line through or across

    "cross your `t'"

    Synonyms:
    frustrate, foil, spoil, cut through, crossbreed, cover, cut across, bilk, hybridize, hybridise, pass over, intersect, baffle, sweep, scotch, track, interbreed, thwart, span, get across, get over, traverse

    Antonyms:
    lengthways, good-natured, lengthwise, uncross

  16. crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreedverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    traverse, frustrate, hybridise, spoil, cut through, sweep, cover, cut across, bilk, hybridize, pass over, intersect, baffle, foil, scotch, track, crossbreed, thwart, span, get across, get over, interbreed

    Antonyms:
    lengthwise, lengthways, good-natured, uncross

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crossnoun

    Synonyms:
    gibbet (made of pieces of wood placed transversely)

  2. crossnoun

    Synonyms:
    [With The prefixed.] gospel, christian doctrine, christian religion, divine revelation

  3. crossnoun

    Synonyms:
    trial, vexation, trouble, affliction, misfortune

  4. crossnoun

    Synonyms:
    intermixture (of blood in races)

  5. crossadjective

    Synonyms:
    transverse, lying athwart

  6. crossadjective

    Synonyms:
    fretful, peevish, petulant, pettish, snappish, waspish, touchy, testy, crusty, churlish, crabbed, captious, ill-natured, froward, morose, sulky, sullen, spleeny, surly, cynical, snarling, sour, GROUTY, ill-tempered, out of humor, out of temper

  7. crossverb

    Synonyms:
    put across, put athwart

  8. crossverb

    Synonyms:
    mark with a line or lines across

  9. crossverb

    Synonyms:
    traverse, pass over, go over

  10. crossverb

    Synonyms:
    thwart, hinder, obstruct, interfere with

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How to use cross in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Mulcair:

    This is the crew that was thrown out of office the last time for that very reason, and now they're saying 'promise, cross our hearts, we won't do it again.' But what we've learned is they're already planning to do it again.

  2. Bob Cousy:

    It was a selfish act on my part, it was,' I got ta get this out of my way so I can cross it off my list.'.

  3. Manny Lara:

    Illegal border crossing has been down for the last 10, 15 years? I mean I see it here. There’s not that many illegal people who cross through here.

  4. World Athletics:

    World cross country champion at just Agnes Jebet Tirop burst, Agnes Jebet Tirop burst on to the global scene in 2015 and has been one of the world's best female distance runners over the past six years, this is a terrible blow to the entire athletics community, but especially to Agnes Jebet Tirop family, her friends and Athletics Kenya and I send them all our most heartfelt condolences.

  5. Peter Holme Jensen:

    It is essentially the mechanism that allows water to cross the cell membrane of living cells.


Translations for cross

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • صَليب, صليب, عبر, تعبرArabic
  • хъанчAvaric
  • xaçAzerbaijani
  • суҡыныу, тәреBashkir
  • крыжBelarusian
  • кръст, кръстоска, центриране, противоположен, напречен, разпя́тие, кръстене, пресичам, противодействам, препятствам, кръстя се, кръстосвамBulgarian
  • creuCatalan, Valencian
  • kříženec, kříž, přecházet, přejetCzech
  • krydsDanish
  • Kreuz, Kreuzung, böse, gegenüber, quer, Kreuzzeichen, verärgert, entgegengesetzt, Flanke, hintergehen, bekreuzigen, ankreuzen, kreuzen, konterkarieren, überquerenGerman
  • εγκάρσιος, σταυρός, θυμωμένος, υβρίδιο, περνώ απέναντι, σταυροκοπιέμαι, διασταυρώνωGreek
  • kruca, kruco, kruci, krucigi, krucmarki, transiriEsperanto
  • enfadado, de través, cruz, contrario, atravesado, cruce, aspa, transversal, cruzar, marcar, atravesar, santiguarse, persignarse, pasarSpanish
  • ristEstonian
  • خاج, صلیب, چلیپا, عرض چیزی را طی کردنPersian
  • risti, rasti, ristinpuu, ristinmerkki, vihainen, vastakkainen, risteymä, poikittainen, ärtynyt, käänteinen, poikittaissuuntainen, poikki, sekaantua, tehdä, ylittää, mennä, ristetä, astua tielle, risteyttää, rastittaa, yliFinnish
  • krossurFaroese
  • contraire, transversal, croix, signe de croix, transversale, fâché, contrarié, traverser, croiser, faire le signe de croix, contrecarrer, déjouerFrench
  • cros, crois, téigh trasna, crosáilIrish
  • crois, crostaScottish Gaelic
  • cruzGalician
  • צְלָבHebrew
  • नाराज़, सलीबHindi
  • kereszt, átmegy, áthalad, keresztet vet, keresztez, átkelHungarian
  • խաչ, խաչակնքում, հիբրիդ, խաչափայտArmenian
  • krossIcelandic
  • croce, incrocio, diagonale, irritato, arrabbiato, ostacolare, attraversare, intralciareItalian
  • 十字, 十字架, クロス, ×印を付ける, 渡る, 十字を切るJapanese
  • ჯვარიGeorgian
  • крестKazakh
  • 십자, 십자가, 건너다Korean
  • خاچ, xaç, په‌ڕاندنKurdish
  • крестKyrgyz
  • crux, transireLatin
  • ກາກະບາດLao
  • kryžiusLithuanian
  • krustsLatvian
  • распетие, крстење, крст, пресекува, крсти, преминува, преодува, вкрстува, прекрстуваMacedonian
  • കുരിശ്, വിഷമ സ്ഥിതി, കടക്കുകMalayalam
  • silang, salibMalay
  • လက်ဝါးကပ်တိုင်Burmese
  • geërgerde, kruis, geërgerd, tegenwerkende, kruisteken, tegenwerkend, doorkruisen, oversteken, kruisenDutch
  • kryss, kors, krysseNorwegian
  • ałnáʼázdzohNavajo, Navaho
  • дзуарOssetian, Ossetic
  • krzyż, znakPolish
  • oposto, atravessado, cruz, transversal, cruzado, irritado, cruzamento, sinal da cruz, cruza, persignar-se, atravessar, opor, cruzarPortuguese
  • chimpayQuechua
  • cruce, închina, cruciRomanian
  • крест, кре́стное знаме́ние, по́месь, распя́тие, противоположный, гибри́д, попepeчный, сердитый, пepeкpёcтный, пересекать, пересечь, перейти, креститься, скрестить, переходить, перекреститься, скрещиватьRussian
  • križ, krst, криж, крст, znak križaSerbo-Croatian
  • krížSlovak
  • križ, križanec, prečkati, se prekrižatiSlovene
  • kryqAlbanian
  • arg, hybrid, mellanting, krossboll, kors, plåga, blandning, ond, korsning, korsningsprodukt, korset, inlägg, kryss, korstecken, lidande, sur, kryssa, gå, vägen, korsa, förhindra, korstecknet, gäcka, göraSwedish
  • misalaba, msalaba, ishara ya misalabaSwahili
  • கடந்துTamil
  • శిలువ, సంకరము, దాటుTelugu
  • салибTajik
  • กากบาทThai
  • haçTurkmen
  • çarpı, haç, çarmıh, istavroz, çapraz, karşı, karşısında, geçmekTurkish
  • хачTatar
  • хрест, розп'яття, хресне знаменняUkrainian
  • صلیب, ناراضUrdu
  • krestUzbek
  • chữ thậpVietnamese
  • קרייַזYiddish
  • 交叉Chinese

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