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View definitions for across

across

preposition as in from one side to the other of

adverb as in from one side to another; transversely

Strong match

adjective as in crosswise

Strong match

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In that photo, Merabet has a big smile that spreads across his whole face and lights up his eyes.

The CDA was passed not in the name of censorship but in the name of protecting children from stumbling across sexual material.

Opponents of Muslims and immigrants across the continent are claiming vindication in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

“This is a federal mandate that is causing some real problems for schools across the country,” Kline told a CBS affiliate in July.

His peers remember him as a bright man who spoke softly and occasionally came across as a bit shy.

Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.

Specimens were easily collected in a mist net placed across the opening.

They ran side by side across the yard to a roofed flight of steps that led to the printing-office.

The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.

His head fell back limp on MacRae's arm, and the rest of the message went with the game old Dutchman across the big divide.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to across, such as: astride, athwart, beyond, and over.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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