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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across(verb)

    travel across or pass over

    "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

  2. cut across(verb)

    be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations

    "Opinions on bombing the Serbs cut across party lines"

  3. crosscut, cut across(verb)

    cut using a diagonal line

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cut across(verb)ʌt

    to go across an area instead of around it

    kids cutting across the neighbors' lawns

  2. cut acrossʌt

    to affect more than one group

    a problem that cuts across classes and races

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