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[kraws-treyn, kros-]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to train (a worker, athlete, etc.) to be proficient at different, usually related, skills, tasks, jobs, etc.
verb (used without object)
  1. (of an athlete) to train in more than one sport.
  2. to learn different, usually related, tasks, skills, jobs, etc.

Origin of cross-train

First recorded in 1980–85
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Historical Examples

  • It has got to wait at Layton's Heath for a cross-train; and if that don't keep its time—and it never do—this one can't.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood