What does cut across mean?

Definitions for cut across

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cut across.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cut across in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cut across in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nigerian Proverb:

    To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.

  2. Nikki Haley:

    I don't believe in the slash-and-burn approach. You know, as a governor you could never do that. That's not effective, i do think there are times where you can withhold dues. I don't think you should slash and cut across-the-board because I don't think that will accomplish the goal.

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