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Synonyms for cross

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Synonyms for cross

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

a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

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any affliction that causes great suffering

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(genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock

fold so as to resemble a cross

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to cover or extend over an area or time period

meet and pass

trace a line through or across

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breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

extending or lying across

References in periodicals archive ?
In this way, every one of our crosses can become a moment of grace, a seedling of the tree of life.
Jewish leaders worldwide vigorously decried the presence of the crosses and pressed for Church and government intervention.
Six of the Netherlands' 9 goals it its 5-game championship run in the '88 European championship involved a cross, a direct result of averaging 35 crosses a match.
Some crosses portray the anguish of Jesus in unflinching detail, reminding us that God is no stranger to our suffering; while others hold the deceased Christ, eyes closed and head bowed, a silent witness to the beautiful words of John's gospel: "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that whoever believes in him might not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16).
Peter, an upside-down Latin cross said to be the instrument of martyrdom requested by Peter because he thought himself unworthy to be executed the same way that Jesus was; (6) the Celtic cross, with a circle representing eternity; (7) the Maltese cross, with eight points representing the Beatitudes; (8) the Jerusalem or Crusader's cross, made up of four Greek crosses around four joined Taus, representing the five wounds of Christ, and evangelization to the four corners of the world; (9) the Eastern cross, one of the earliest, still used in Russian Orthodox and other eastern Churches; the upper bar represents the "INRI" inscription; (10) the Patriarchal cross, processional cross used by Patriarchs and Archbishops; (the Papal version has a third crossbar).