verb (used with object), cross-ex·am·ined, cross-ex·am·in·ing.
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Origin of cross-examine
OTHER WORDS FROM cross-examinecross-ex·am·i·na·tion, nouncross-ex·am·in·er, nounun·cross-ex·am·ined, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for cross-examine
The Via Dolorosa ends at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and is marked by nine stations of the cross.
If they were meaningful, we might have realized it before—surely one of these kids wore a cross, or a yarmulke, or a hijab?
An examination of some of the rumors surrounding the newest entry in the Star Wars canon.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
An examination of the complicated history of America and its movies in the Republic of Korea.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reason: activist government and unionized government often work at cross purposes.
In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
As a rule, however, even in the case of extreme varieties, a careful examination of the specimen will enable it to be identified.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Indeed, a score of bodies lying there had not been seen by Malcolm during his first frenzied examination of the house.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
I cannot believe that God would think it necessary to come on earth as a man, and die on the Cross.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford