Definitions of across

  1. From side to side; laid over something so as to cross it. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. From side to side; athwart; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to the length; quite over; as, a bridge laid across a river. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. From side to side; crosswise; from one side to another. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. From side to side; over; beyond; crosswise. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. From side to side; opposed to along; passing over at any angle; contrarily; in opposition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. to the opposite side; "the football field was 300 feet across" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. From side to side; crosswise; as, with arms folded across. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Obliquely; athwart; amiss; awry. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. From one side to the other. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for across

  1. How far is it across the pass? – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  2. The marquis stirred and drew his hand across his lips. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath