crossed : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • v  travel across or pass over
  • v  meet at a point
  • v  hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • v  fold so as to resemble a cross
    she crossed her legs
  • v  to cover or extend over an area or time period
  • v  meet and pass
    the trains crossed
  • v  trace a line through or across
  • v  breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
  • a  placed crosswise
    spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers
    crossed forks
  • a  (of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it

  • In this world, no injury is truly grave, mistaken identities only add to the general hilarity, and star-crossed lovers eventually unite.
  • How Lewis Clark crossed the continent on their epic adventure MORE INFORMATION Recommended Reading and Web Resources PTI's picks of the most helpful books, journals and links .
  • He and his team painstakingly crossed varieties of Asian and African rices to find stable and fertile breeds that would combine the yields of Asia's plants and the toughness of .
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - WKRN Nashville
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - The Christian Post
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - WDTN-TV 2 Dayton

  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    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...
  • Barack Obama in TPMCafé (blog)
    Obama says "all the T's are crossed and the I's are dotted in terms of what might happen" in Hawai'i.
  • Bruce Gordon in Forbes
    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."

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