Across

Definition of Across

A`cross´   Pronunciation: #; 115
prep.1.From side to side; athwart; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to the length; quite over; as, a bridge laid across a river.
To come across
to come upon or meet incidentally.
To go across the country
to go by a direct course across a region without following the roads.
- Freeman.
adv.1.From side to side; crosswise; as, with arms folded across.
2.Obliquely; athwart; amiss; awry.
The squint-eyed Pharisees look across at all the actions of Christ.
- Bp. Hall.

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across the grain, against, astraddle, astride, athwart, athwartships, bendwise, beyond, bias, biased, biaswise, catercorner, catercornered, confronting, contrariwise, contrawise, crisscross, cross, cross-grained, crossway, crossways, crosswise, diagonal, facing, fronting, horseback, in front of, in opposition to, kittycorner, oblique, obliquely, on, on horseback, over against, overthwart, past, sideways, sidewise, slant, straddle, straddle-legged, straddleback, thwart, thwartly, thwartways, toward, transversal, transverse, transversely, traverse, versus
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