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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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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.
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).
By crossing the floor to join Labour, Mr Davies has given the new Prime Minister a major boost as he enters Downing Street.
sun's light crossing the floor and over the delicate feet of women.
When this act was amended and the need for a by-election for all cabinet ministers in those circumstances was dispensed with in 1931 (4), the very point of a member crossing the floor to become a cabinet minister was raised by three of the six members who spoke against the bill (5).