[kraws-ak-shuh n, kros-]
an action brought within the same lawsuit by one defendant against another defendant or against the plaintiff.
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ACTION! Verbs in the SpotlightA verb conveys the action or state of being within a sentence. It answers the question what happens? In the sentence “John drives to the store,” for example, the answer to “What happens to John?” is that John drives. The base form of a verb starts with the word to and ends with the infinitive, or root, verb. Examples include to walk, to go, to …
- cross wind,
- cross wire,
- cross wires,
- cross, wilbur lucius,
Origin of cross-action
First recorded in 1865–70
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