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Synonyms for cross

Synonyms for cross

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 classic literature ?
Have you got that cross you bought from the soldier with you?
He pulled out the cross without taking it off his neck.
It was nothing less than the copper plate Pilate put upon the Saviour's cross, and upon which he wrote, "THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
In it is a marble chair which Helena used to sit in while she superintended her workmen when they were digging and delving for the True Cross.
Savages now sometimes cross their dogs with wild canine animals, to improve the breed, and they formerly did so, as is attested by passages in Pliny.
Then early in the morning the Red Cross Knight rose and, believing his Lady to be unworthy, he rode sadly away, leaving her alone.
He, too, receives her kindly, and in the wood she lives with these wild creatures until there she finds a new knight named Satyrane, with whom she once more sets forth to seek the Red Cross Knight.
We had to cross a long and most sterile traversia of fifteen leagues.
On the evening of the succeeding day, we reached the Rio de las Vacas, which is considered the worst stream in the Cordillera to cross.
To cross thirty or one hundred seventy-five has been, as you know, the direst calamity that could befall a naval commander.
When Lieutenant Turck crosses thirty," he said, "we shall all cross with him, and God help the officer or the man who reproaches him
It was evident that it had suddenly occurred to him that the girl must cross here if she wished to return to her protectors.
He was smiling in anticipation of the almost certain success of his stratagem--sooner or later the girl would come back and attempt to cross the river in one of their canoes.
Aramis smiled and drew from his vest a cross of diamonds, which was hung around his neck by a chain of pearls.
A second squire held aloft his master's lance, from the extremity of which fluttered a small banderole, or streamer, bearing a cross of the same form with that embroidered upon his cloak.