|1.||[ pronoun ] preposition, from the exterior the interior to the exterior in a countinuous path|
|2.||[ adverb ] to the opposite side|
"the football field was 300 feet across"
|3.||[ adverb ] in such a manner as to be understood and accepted|
"she cannot get her ideas across"
|4.||[ adverb ] transversely|
"the marble slabs were cut across"
|5.||[ pronoun ] preposition, in or toward the other side in a countinuous path|
|Synonyms:||on_the_other_side_of over beyond|
|6.||[ adjective ] placed crosswise|
"spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers" "crossed forks" "seated with arms across"
|Related terms:||uncrossed decussate cross-town|