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[kraws-treyn, kros-]
verb (used with object)
  1. to train (a worker, athlete, etc.) to be proficient at different, usually related, skills, tasks, jobs, etc.
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verb (used without object)
  1. (of an athlete) to train in more than one sport.
  2. to learn different, usually related, tasks, skills, jobs, etc.
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Origin of cross-train

First recorded in 1980–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of cross-train

  • It has got to wait at Layton's Heath for a cross-train; and if that don't keep its time—and it never do—this one can't.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood