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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.

References in classic literature ?
But the old lady, before Parfen had time to touch her, raised her right hand, and, with three fingers held up, devoutly made the sign of the cross three times over the prince.
These were certainly of an odd and varied kind, but each was given in simple good faith, with a kindly word, and a blessing, and that same strange mixture of fear-meaning movements which I had seen outside the hotel at Bistritz-- the sign of the cross and the guard against the evil eye.
The natural whiteness of the cross was a little clouded, here and there, by weather stains, and rather more than one half of the square block beneath it, on the side which bore the inscription, was in the same condition.
The man with the cross was down in an instant on his knees upon the ground, with hands clasped above him and his face shining with hope.
Yet, if for an instant he lay the cross aside, or if he fail to journey to Pitt's Deep, where it is ordered that he shall take ship to outland parts, or if he take not the first ship, or if until the ship be ready he walk not every day into the sea as far as his loins, then he becomes outlaw, and I shall forthwith dash out his brains.
It's the symbol of my taking up the cross," he laughed.
With the permission of the San Diego City Council, the Mount Soledad Memorial Association (MSMA) dedicates the cross on Mount Soledad as a tribute to veterans of World War I, World War II, and the Korean Conflict.
Traditionally, Catholic households have also been sprinkled liberally with devotional objects, the cross prominent among them.
The cross section is then just the ionization cross sections for elec trons at the beam energy.
O'Mara tried to set the cross on fire with lighter fluid, but only charred it before leaving it on the lawn for Jubilee to find the next morning.
Consider the following: 29% of the 132 goals scored (38 goals) in World Cup '86 evolved directly from the cross.
Presently, deals are in progress to license the Cross Colours name for a sneaker line.