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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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MICHU V MICHAEL CARRICK United are keeping fingers crossed Carrick recovers from his eye infection given his importance in setting their tempo from midfield, but he could have a nasty shock with Michu showing in both Malmo games he is ready to work back and pressurise to get rewards.
Tourism bosses will be keeping fingers crossed too.
Debuchy is keeping fingers crossed he is named on the team-sheet for the trip to Norwich City.
We are hoping for an answer next week and keeping fingers crossed that they will give us the green light.
Attractions and campsites will be keeping fingers crossed for a good weather weekend.
We're also keeping fingers crossed for Solwhit, a 16-1 shot, who lined up last year.
With GB Under-16s due to race France in a team match on the national course in July, organisers are keeping fingers crossed for better conditions for the prestige junior event, with the promise of more high profile regattas to come if successful.
I'm keeping fingers crossed I don't have to sit on the sidelines like last season.
Garden centres, pubs and theme parks are just some of the businesses in Birmingham that will be keeping fingers crossed for a warm and sunny weekend.
But organisers - who are hoping for a crowd of more than 4,000 - are keeping fingers crossed for warmer weather to allow the game to go ahead.