Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “cross” en inglés

cross

verb uk   /krɒs/ us    /krɑːs/

cross verb (GO ACROSS)

A2 [I or T] to go across from one side of something to the other: It's not a good place to cross the road. Look both ways before you cross over (= cross the road). Cross the bridge and turn right. They crossed from Albania into Greece. cross sb's mind B2 If something crosses your mind, you think of it: It crossed my mind yesterday that you must be short of staff. It never once crossed my mind that she might be unhappy.
cross your arms/fingers/legs to put one of your arms, fingers, or legs over the top of the other: She sat down and crossed her legs.

cross verb (ANNOY)

[T] to annoy someone by not doing or saying what they want: I wouldn't cross him if I were you, not if you value your life.

cross verb (MIX)

[T] If you cross a plant or animal with another of a different type, you cause them to breed together in order to produce a new variety (= type of plant or animal).

cross verb (IN SPORT)

[I or T] in some sports, to hit, kick, or throw the ball across the playing area to another player, not forwards or backwards: He crossed (the ball) to Bremer, who somehow failed to score from two metres out.

cross verb (MAKE SIGN)

UK specialized finance & economics to draw two lines across the middle of a cheque to show that it needs to be paid into a bank account: a crossed cheque cross yourself UK specialized When Christians cross themselves, they move their hand down and then across their face or chest, making the shape of a cross.

cross

noun [C] uk   /krɒs/ us    /krɑːs/

cross noun [C] (MARK)

A1 a written mark (x or +) formed by two lines going across each other. The mark x is usually used to show where something is, or that something has not been written correctly.

cross noun [C] (OBJECT)

B1 an object made of one long upright piece of wood, with a smaller piece across it near the top. In the past, people were tied or fastened with nails to crosses as a punishment and left hanging on them until they died. B1 an object in the shape of a cross that people were killed on, used as a symbol of Christianity: Christ died on the Cross. She wears a gold cross round her neck. The priest made the sign of the cross (= moved his or her hand down and then across the chest) over the dead bodies. a medal in the shape of a cross: In Britain, the Victoria Cross is awarded for acts of great bravery during wartime.

cross noun [C] (MIXTURE)

a mixture of two different things that have been combined to produce something new: Police dogs are often a cross between a retriever and an alsatian.
See also

cross noun [C] (IN SPORT)

in some sports, a kick, hit, or throw of the ball that goes from one side of the playing area to the other, not forwards or backwards: He headed the ball into the net, after a great cross from Pele.

cross

adjective uk   /krɒs/ us    /krɑːs/
annoyed or angry: My Dad gets cross (with me) if I leave the kitchen in a mess.
crossly
adverb uk   /ˈkrɒs.li/ us    /ˈkrɑːs.li/
"He's so unreliable!" she said crossly.
(Definition of cross verb, noun, adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de cross
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “cross” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

from the word go

from the start of something

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más