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Definition of across:

  1. From side to side; opposed to along; passing over at any angle; contrarily; in opposition.

Google Ngram Viewer results for across:

This graph shows how "across" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for across:

  1. I go across too, then.
  2. The first change of the new moon on the New Year, the first time you see it, hold your hands across, saying this three times- New moon, new moon, I pray thee, Tell me this night who my true love will be.
  3. She's just across the hall, and has no one special to go with her since she rooms alone.

Quotes for across:

  1. Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism- no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families. - Evan Bayh
  2. I think I came across Cecil Taylor a bit later, in 65 or 66. That really impressed me- Cecil Taylor is an amazing character... Both his music and the way he approaches the instrument are astonishing. - Luc Ferrari
  3. When you watch it, you're like, Wow. I look like that. But it doesn't feel like that at all. It was about communicating with Gale Harold and getting across what I wanted to say about the character. - Randy Harrison
  4. I had friends at school, but I was never part of a gang and I dreamed of that sense of belonging to a group. You know, where people would call me 'Em' and shout across the bar, 'Em, what are you drinking?' after the show. - Emily Mortimer
  5. I have quite a lot of fans in Holland because that is where my mother is from, in fact I have a fan club there, and the fans don't always get the chance to see us drive the cars because getting to races across Europe isn't always possible for them. - Nelson Piquet

Rhymes for across:

  1. amoss, emboss, exhausts, lacrosse, recross.
  2. bloss, boss, cos, coss, cros, cross, dos, doss, dross, fross, gloss, goss, joss, koss, los, loss, moss, noss, oss, ploss, poss, pross, ros, sauce, soss, toss, voss, yoss.

Idioms for across:

  1. fire a ( warning) shot across sb's bow
  2. skid across
  3. dart across sth
  4. glide across sth
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