cross-examine[ kraws-ig-zam-in, kros- ]SEE DEFINITION OF cross-examine
Synonyms for cross-examine
- ask pointed questions
- give the third degree
- go over with a fine-tooth comb
- put on the hotseat
- put the screws to
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROSS-EXAMINE
Now if you are one of my sort, I should like to cross-examine you, but if not I will let you alone.
Age is an ugly subject; she'd better not cross-examine her witnesses there.
Warren declined to cross-examine Donnally, and he was excused.
Warren refused to cross-examine the surgeon, and he was excused.
And he proceeded to cross-examine Mwres on the entire affair.
He's plotting with Germans, or why did Grimm spy on us, and von Brning cross-examine us?
He brightened up a little when Russell rose to cross-examine him.
He was very anxious to cross-examine him on some testimony he had given previously.
As to my pupils, I could not examine and cross-examine every boy.
When Katherine came to cross-examine him, she gazed at him steadily a moment.