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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crossedadjective

    placed crosswise

    "spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"; "crossed forks"; "seated with arms across"

  2. crossedadjective

    (of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it


  1. crossed

    Crossed is a term with various meanings depending on its usage and context. 1. In physically moving from one place to another, it means to pass or move over, along, or through something. 2. In reference to a journey, it could mean to traverse from one side to the other. 3. In genetics, it pertains to the process of breeding two different species or varieties of organisms to produce a hybrid offspring. 4. In terms of disagreement, it means to oppose or stand in the way of someone or something. 5. In symbolism, it means two or more things superimposed on each other forming an 'X' shape or similar pattern. It's important to consider the context in which "crossed" is used to fully understand its meaning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crossed

    of Cross


  1. Crossed

    Crossed is independent film maker Stolis Hadjicharalambous's feature length action/thriller movie. It is a story of truth, power, and revenge in a dangerous crime underworld of assassins.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'crossed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3249

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'crossed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3782

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crossed in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crossed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of crossed in a Sentence

  1. Judge Tanya Chutkan:

    I find in this case that you have overstepped. I do find that your comments have crossed the line.

  2. Van Gorder:

    About half the patients that are testing positive are indicating they've crossed the border within the previous week, the patients that cross the border appear to be sicker than the patients that we've normally been seeing.

  3. Lorie Hollis:

    Appearing confused, the dog jumped up and put his paws on top of the tail-gate. The truck sped away, leaving the dog behind the truck crossed over two lanes of traffic, and still the dog followed.

  4. W. Somerset Maugham:

    When I was young I had an elderly friend who used often to ask me to stay with him in the country. He was a religious man and he read prayers to the assembled household every morning. But he had crossed out in pencil all the passages that praised God. He said that there was nothing so vulgar as to praise people to their faces and, himself a gentleman, he could not believe that God was so ungentlemanly as to like it.

  5. Secoriya Williamson:

    They say Black Lives Matter. You killed your own, they killed my baby because she crossed a barrier and made a U-turn ? You killed a child. She didnt do nothing to nobody. Black Lives Matter ? You killing youre own. You killed an 8-year-old child. She aintdid nothing to no one of yall. She just wanted to get home to see her cousin. Thats all she wanted to do.

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