verb (used with object), cross-ex·am·ined, cross-ex·am·in·ing.
Origin of cross-examine
Related formscross-ex·am·i·na·tion, nouncross-ex·am·in·er, nounun·cross-ex·am·ined, adjective
Examples from the Web for cross-examine
In the classroom and at work, people speak and write as if a hostile lawyer were about to cross-examine them.
Tom Ivey was back in the witness-box, and the accused was invited to cross-examine without delay.Peccavi|E. W. Hornung
Each of these confronted by the witnesses who testified against him, and allowed to cross-examine them to any extent he desired.Andersonville, Volume 2|John McElroy
I will cross-examine him, whispered Lottie as she began to turn the leaves of a memorandum book which she held in her hand.The White Rose of Memphis|William C. Falkner