Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cross

6 senses of cross

Sense 1
cross -- (a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece)
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Sense 2
crisscross, cross, mark -- (a marking that consists of lines that cross each other)
       => marking -- (a pattern of marks)

Sense 3
Cross -- (a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry)
       => emblem -- (special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.)

Sense 4
cross, crown of thorns -- (any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns")
       => affliction -- (a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity)

Sense 5
hybrid, crossbreed, cross -- ((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")
       => organism, being -- (a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently)

Sense 6
hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing -- ((genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids)
       => coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union -- (the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring")

Antonyms of verb cross

1 of 8 senses of cross

Sense 4
cross -- (fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs")
       Antonym of uncross (Sense 1)
      => uncross -- (change from a crossed to an uncrossed position; "She uncrossed her legs")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cross

8 senses of cross

Sense 1
traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across -- (travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day")
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

Sense 2
intersect, cross -- (meet at a point)
       => meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see -- (come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!")

Sense 3
thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk -- (hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent")
       => prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid -- (keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project")
          Phrasal Verb-> double cross#1

Sense 4
cross -- (fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs")
       => fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

Sense 5
cross, traverse, span, sweep -- (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")
       => cover, continue, extend -- (span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles")

Sense 6
cross -- (meet and pass; "the trains crossed")
       => intersect, cross -- (meet at a point)

Sense 7
cross -- (trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'")
       => write -- (mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet")

Sense 8
crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed -- (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")
       => breed -- (cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs")

Antonyms of adj cross

2 senses of cross

Sense 1
cross (prenominal), transverse, transversal, thwartwise -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA crosswise) -> lengthwise, lengthways -- (running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing; "the lengthwise dimension")

Sense 2
crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered -- (annoyed and irritable)

INDIRECT (VIA ill-natured) -> good-natured -- (having an easygoing and cheerful disposition; "too good-natured to resent a little criticism"; "the good-natured policeman on our block"; "the sounds of good-natured play")

Similarity of adj cross

2 senses of cross

Sense 1
cross (prenominal), transverse, transversal, thwartwise -- (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")
       => crosswise (vs. lengthwise) -- (lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension")

Sense 2
crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered -- (annoyed and irritable)
       => ill-natured (vs. good-natured) -- (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)

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