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cut across

[ kuht ]SEE DEFINITION OF cut across
  • as intraverse
  • as inbisect
  • as incross

Synonyms for cut across

  • bisect
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • go over
  • pass over
  • pass through
  • ply
  • roam
  • span
  • tread
  • bridge
  • cover
  • decussate
  • do
  • intersect
  • negotiate
  • pace
  • perambulate
  • peregrinate
  • quarter
  • range
  • track
  • walk
  • wander
  • go across
  • move over
  • transverse
  • travel over
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Antonyms for cut across

  • stay
  • back up
  • confirm
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUT ACROSS

The thong was cut across, diagonally, almost as clean as though done by a knife.

I was too busy to hanker for a stump speech, so I cut across his bows.

John flinched as at a cut across the face and then smiled a smile of relief.

He'll cut across Westmeath, and make north, if he gets away from this.'

The ribs had been cut across, and some portion of the heart or lung seemed to protrude.

He had been 86 on his way from Jumpoff and had cut across country because he was late.

They can cut across and concentrate rapidly, while we must move around.

It was cut across with an exactitude of mathematical certainty.

I am going to cut across country to get to Doctor Merchant tonight.

In doing so I dropped my sabre and was cut across the fingers.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, "gash, incision," from cut (v.); meaning "piece cut off" is from 1590s; sense of "a wounding sarcasm" is from 1560s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CUT ACROSS

bisect

verbdivide in two
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