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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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I had the temerity one day of trying to take a short cut to the post office by crossing the floor but was stopped in my tracks by a stentorian voice crying out "Boy"
As if things weren''t going badly enough, on the same day as Nick''s unscripted grilling by an errm Lib-Dem supporter, rumours were rife that former party leader Charles Kennedy was thinking of crossing the floor to the Labour Party.
Now home theater enthusiasts can do away with speaker cables and arrange speakers throughout the room without worrying about tripping hazards or unsightly cables crossing the floor.
outraged at Belinda Stronach crossing the floor from the Conservative party to the Liberal party he engineered the defection of David Emerson from the Liberals to the Tories before the ink was dry on the election results).
Artworks such as Ferreira and Jubelin's Crossing the Floor, 2008, and Jubelin's A Landscape Is Not Something You Look At but Something You Look Through, 2003-2006, include miniature photo-based tapestries that Jubelin has stitched in petit point, neatly framed, and arranged on smooth lacquered shelving like photographs on a mantelpiece, reinforcing the impression of a high-modern bourgeois living room--another decorous, formal space open to the guests, like the "Front of House" mentioned in the title.