crossed crossed  /ˈkrɔst/


  1. (adj) placed crosswise
  2. (adj) (of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it



  1. Foreign envoys crossed the Dniester into Rumania; the Polish Government, which had holed up in Zaleszczyki on the frontier, hesitated, then fled into Rumania.
  2. Under his hypnotic gaze, humanity crossed a threshold from which one could see the abyss.
  3. Retrace the Trail How Lewis Clark crossed the continent on their epic adventure Tribal Lands A map of Indian nations, then and now.


  1. Parents say line crossed when corporal punishment leaves child bruised

    A school policy in Tennessee mandates corporal punishment if done in a "reasonable manner." The mom of a Henry County 5th grader says that line was crossed after he came home bruised.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WKRN Nashville

  2. Team Bailey wins Savings Race 5

    Team Bailey officially crossed the finish line in first place during 2 NEWS at 6 on Tuesday.  Bailey Spitler receives a $10,000 scholarship to the school of her choice.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDTN-TV 2 Dayton

  3. Have Wild Videos of Christians Doing the 'Harlem Shake' Crossed the Line?

    A debate is now raging online over whether or not videos depicting youth from Christian churches and universities doing a contemporary version of the 'Harlem Shake' dance have crossed the line into inappropriate sexually suggestive behavior.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Christian Post


  1. "We have heard this foolish delusion before," Bush said. "As Nazi tanks crossed into Poland in 1939, an American senator declared, 'Lord, if only I could have talked to Hitler, all of this might have been avoided.' We have an obligation to...
    on May 21, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Obama says "all the T's are crossed and the I's are dotted in terms of what might happen" in Hawai'i.
    on Jun 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: TPMCafé (blog)

  3. "He's crossed the line, he's violated our community," Gordon said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "He needs to face the consequence of that violation."
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Bruce Gordon Source: Forbes

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