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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 ?
Well, then,'' answered Wamba, ``your reverences must hold on this path till you come to a sunken cross, of which scarce a cubit's length remains above ground; then take the path to the left, for there are four which meet at Sunken Cross, and I trust your reverences will obtain shelter before the storm comes on.
said the Queen, when she likewise saw a door with a cross.
They were unwieldy things for a lone girl to handle, but there was no other way and she must cross the river.
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.
Aramis smiled and drew from his vest a cross of diamonds, which was hung around his neck by a chain of pearls.
Before our talk on this subject came to a conclusion we were rushing by the place where Christian's burden fell from his shoulders at the sight of the Cross.
Without stopping an instant the fierce beasts also began to cross the tree.
It is in Paris now, one may say, but a crumbling old cross in one portion of it reminds one that it was not always so.
You may judge from that how long it takes them to cross Sahara, a desert more than nine hundred miles in breadth.
On arriving at the Baudoyer gate, he walked straight to the stone cross which rose in the middle of that place, as though he were able to distinguish in the darkness the figure of a man clad and cloaked in black, who was seated on the steps of the cross.
It represented the Saviour just taken from the cross.
Yes, please do," answered the general, and he repeated the order that had already once been given in detail: "and tell the hussars that they are to cross last and to fire the bridge as I ordered; and the inflammable material on the bridge must be reinspected.