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

7 senses of crossing

Sense 1
crossing -- (traveling across)
       => travel, traveling, travelling -- (the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel")

Sense 2
ford, crossing -- (a shallow area in a stream that can be forded)
       => body of water, water -- (the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge")

Sense 3
crossing -- (a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect)
       => point -- (the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street")

Sense 4
intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour -- (a junction where one street or road crosses another)
       => junction -- (the place where two or more things come together)

Sense 5
crossing, crosswalk, crossover -- (a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other)
       => path -- (a way especially designed for a particular use)

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")

Sense 7
crossing -- (a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean))
       => voyage -- (a journey to some distant place)

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")

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