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
If the witness did in fact witness such a terrible crime, the testimony will survive in the crucible of cross-examination.
Olson praises Boies as “better at cross-examination than any trial lawyer I have ever seen.”
Cross-examination is to ask questions, not to make declarative statements to test the story told on direct examination.
The cardinal rule of cross-examination is that the examiner must not make statements or make speeches.
Later in cross-examination, Stander admitted that he had been following snippets of the trial via newspaper and on television.
The severe tests of cross-examination usually elicit the truth.
Definitions of νόμος are here given by the Companion, who undergoes a cross-examination upon them.
His father broke in again, "It might save a few hours of dodging and cross-examination if you'd tell us who and what she is."We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
In the case of some important witnesses, she prepared the briefs for cross-examination, as well as examination.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2|Edward Tyas Cook
His leading characteristic when at the Bar, was his marvellous skill in cross-examination.The Art of Cross-Examination|Francis L. Wellman