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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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But of 82 parliamentarians of the United Democratic Madhesi Front that had also decided to remain neutral, 11 crossed the floor and voted for Prachanda on Monday, exposing a division in the group, which comprises four Madhesi parties.
Mr Woodward, who crossed the floor from the Tories in 2001, leaving the Whitney seat open for current Conservative leader David Cameron, said he was confident Labour had delivered for the town.
Mr Woodward, who crossed the floor from the Tories in 2001, leaving the Whitney seat open for ST Labour current Conservative leader David Cameron, said:"We've rebuilt schools and hospitals - things people thought were never going to happen, so in a sense it's much easier for people in seats around Merseyside to see what is really at risk compared to those in the South East who the Tories did spend money on.
He crossed the floor from the Conservative to the Liberal benches in 1985 and did not seek re-election in 1987.
The ruling party holds a majority in congress, but several high-profile figures have crossed the floor in recent months.
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.
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.
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.
The Wildrose party was decimated in December when then-leader Danielle Smith crossed the floor with more than half of her party's members to join the PCs.