"crosses" in the noun sense
a long racket with a triangular frame used in playing lacrosse
"crosses" in the verb sense
1. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
travel across or pass over
"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
2. intersect, cross
meet at a point
3. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
"What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"
"foil your opponent"
fold so as to resemble a cross
"she crossed her legs"
5. cross, traverse, span, sweep
to cover or extend over an area or time period
"Rivers traverse the valley floor"
"The parking lot spans 3 acres"
"The novel spans three centuries"
meet and pass
"the trains crossed"
trace a line through or across
"cross your `t'"
8. crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed
breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
"cross a horse and a donkey"
"Mendel tried crossbreeding"
"these species do not interbreed"
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