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cross

(Disagree with), verb act in opposition to, argue, be opposed to, collide, conflict with, confront, confute, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, debate, defy, dispute, gainsay, homini obsistere, make a stand against, neutralize, oppose, protest, refuse to conform, refute, repudiate, resist, run counter to, speak against, take exceppion, traverse
Associated concepts: cross action, cross-claim, cross-complaint, cross-demand, cross-examination, cross libels, cross section, crosswalk

cross

(Intersect), verb bisect, braid, crisscross, cut across, divide, go across, halve, intercross, interrupt, intersect, lie across, move across, section, segment, separate, split, traverse
See also: advance, annoy, antagonize, bitter, conflict, confront, contentious, contravene, counter, counteract, countervail, discompose, disobey, fight, fractious, froward, harrow, inimical, interfere, intertwine, oppose, oppugn, pass, perambulate, perverse, petulant, plague, querulous, resist, stress, thwart, traverse

CROSS. contracts. A mark made by persons who are unable to write, instead of their names.
     2. When properly attested, and proved to have been made by the party whose name is written with the mark, it is generally admitted as evidence of the party's signature.

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Caption: MP Belinda Stronach was subjected to sexist attacks from her male peers after she crossed the floor.
As they crossed the floor, the clairvoyant suddenly halted and said: "May I introduce you to Miss Cameron.
Brent Carter, 36, has crossed the floor after winning his seat on a Lib Dem ticket in May's local elections to represent Plymouth ward in Merthyr Tydfil.
If that strikes some in his Ontario riding of Halton as odd, it is: Turner was elected promising that "the people of Halton deserve better than an arrogant flip-flopper for their Member of Parliament," and he was blistering in his criticism of Liberal David Emerson, who crossed the floor last February to join the Conservative cabinet.
Martha Hall Findlay, 46--Findlay was the Liberal candidate in the Newmarket-Aurora (ON) riding who stepped aside for Belinda Stronach after the latter crossed the floor to join the Martin cabinet.
Incredibly, mere days after the gathering at the Canadian Pavilion, Conservative MP Belinda Stronach crossed the floor to join the Liberals.
Woodward stunned political observers when he crossed the floor of the Commons five years ago, leaving William Hague and joining forces with Tony Blair.
Mr Howarth, 60, sparked fury in 1995 when he crossed the floor of the House of Commons from Conservative to Labour, becoming the first MP to do so.
Durham County Councillor for Weardale John Shuttleworth said yesterday: "Stephen was a Liberal Democrat and he crossed the floor to become an independent.
Furious Labour MPs have called for defector Paul Marsden to resign his seat after he crossed the floor to join the Liberal Democrats.
After several attempts, Lord Hailsham rose from his place on the Opposition front bench, where he was sitting robed, having just helped to introduce a new peer, crossed the floor, took the Minister's brief gently from her, took both her hands in his, and said, with infinite patience, 'No, no, my dear; just say slowly, after me: My Lords, I beg - to move - that this House - doth - not persist - in the said Amendment.
She says she has been the target of a hate campaign since she crossed the floor of the Commons to join the Liberal Democrats.