Synonyms of crossing


1. crossing, travel, traveling, travelling

usage: traveling across

2. ford, crossing, body of water, water

usage: a shallow area in a stream that can be forded

3. crossing, point

usage: a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect

4. intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour, junction

usage: a junction where one street or road crosses another

5. crossing, crosswalk, crossover, path

usage: a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other

6. hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing, coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union

usage: (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

7. crossing, voyage

usage: a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)


1. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across, pass, go through, go across

usage: travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

2. intersect, cross, meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see

usage: meet at a point

3. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

usage: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

4. cross, fold, fold up, turn up

usage: fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"

5. cross, traverse, span, sweep, cover, continue, extend

usage: to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"

6. cross, intersect, cross

usage: meet and pass; "the trains crossed"

7. cross, write

usage: trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'"

8. crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed, breed

usage: breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"

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Definition and meaning of crossing (Dictionary)