- to train (a worker, athlete, etc.) to be proficient at different, usually related, skills, tasks, jobs, etc.
- (of an athlete) to train in more than one sport.
- to learn different, usually related, tasks, skills, jobs, etc.
Origin of cross-train
First recorded in 1980–85
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- training in two or more sports to improve performance, esp on one's main sport
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