How to use
kross, from an unrecorded
mixture of things
a mixture of two things, breeds, or qualities
The tour manager's role is a cross between hostess and courier.
Their dog is a cross between two well-known breeds.
mark on paper
especially British English
a mark (x or +) used on paper, to represent where something is, or where something should be
on the map to mark where our street is.
Please sign your name by the cross.
a mark (x) used on paper to show that something that has been written or printed is not correct
My homework got a lot more ticks than crosses.
a mark (x or +) used by someone who cannot write, in order to sign their name
the cross that Jesus Christ died on
Christians believe that Jesus died on the cross for our sins.
an object, picture, or mark in the shape of a cross, used as a sign of the Christian faith or for decoration
Pauline wore a tiny gold cross.
an upright post of wood with another crossing it near the top, that people in the past were fastened to with nails and left to die on as a punishment
a decoration in the shape of a cross that is given to someone as an honour, especially for military courage
He was awarded the George Cross.
a kick or hit of the ball in a sport such as football,
etc, that goes across the field
a way of hitting someone in the sport of
, in which your arm goes over theirs as they try to hit you
He caught his opponent with a
to the chin.
if you describe something as the cross that someone has to bear, you mean it is a problem that makes them very unhappy or worried, and that continues for a long time
I feel sorry for you, but we all
crosses to bear
➔ the sign of the Cross
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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