a combining form of cross. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for cross-


combining form

indicating action from one individual, group, etc, to anothercross-cultural; cross-fertilize; cross-refer
indicating movement, position, etc, across something (sometimes implying interference, opposition, or contrary action)crosscurrent; crosstalk
indicating a crosslike figure or intersectioncrossbones

Word Origin for cross-

from cross (in various senses)
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