(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (rare) Extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction.


1. traveling across

Definition categories: act, travel, traveling, travelling

2. a shallow area in a stream that can be forded

Similar word(s): ford

Definition categories: object, water

3. a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect

Definition categories: location, point

4. a junction where one street or road crosses another

Similar word(s): carrefour, crossroad, crossway, intersection

Definition categories: man–made, junction

5. a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other

Similar word(s): crossover, crosswalk

Definition categories: man–made, path

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

Similar word(s): cross, crossbreeding, hybridization, hybridizing, interbreeding

Definition categories: act, conjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, union

7. a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)

Definition categories: act, voyage


1. present participle of cross