Spanish translation of “cross”
cross noun /kros/ (plural crosses)
› a symbol formed by two lines placed across each other, eg + or x.
› two wooden beams placed thus (+), on which Christ was nailed.
› the symbol of the Christian religion.
› a lasting cause of suffering etc
Your rheumatism is a cross you will have to bear. › the result of breeding two varieties of animal or plant
This dog is a cross between an alsatian and a labrador. › a monument in the shape of a cross.
› any of several types of medal given for bravery etc
the Victoria Cross. cross- › going or placed across
cross-winds cross-pieces. › of mixed variety
a cross-breed. crossing noun › a place where a road etc may be crossed
a pedestrian-crossing a level-crossing. › a journey over the sea
I was seasick as it was a very rough crossing. crossbow noun › a medieval type of bow fixed to a shaft with a mechanism for pulling back and releasing the string.
cross-breed noun › an animal bred from two different breeds.
cross-bred adjective ›
crosscheck verb › to check information, calculations etc by using different sources or a different method.
cross-country adjective › across fields etc, not on roads
a cross-country run. cross-country skiing noun › the sport of skiing with narrow skis across the countryside, through woods etc.
cross-examine verb › in a court of law, to test or check the previous evidence of (a witness) by questioning him.
cross-examination noun ›
cross-eyed adjective › having a squint.
cross-fire noun › the crossing of lines of gunfire from two or more points.
at cross-purposes › of two or more people, confused about what they are saying or doing because of misunderstanding one another
I think we’re talking at cross-purposes. cross-refer verb › to give a cross-reference (to)
In this dictionary went is cross-referred to go. cross-reference noun › a reference from one part of a book, list etc to another, eg creptsee creep.
crossroads noun singular › a place where two or more roads cross or meet
At the crossroads we’ll have to decide which road to take. cross-section noun › (a drawing etc of) the area or surface made visible by cutting through something, eg an apple.
› a sample as representative of the whole
He interviewed a cross-section of the audience to get their opinion of the play. crossword (puzzle) › a square word-puzzle in which the blanks in a pattern of blank and solid checks are to be filled with words reading across and down, the words being found from clues.
cross one’s fingers › to place a finger across the one next to it, for good luck.
cross out › to draw a line through
He crossed out all her mistakes.