Definitions For Cross


  • (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  • (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species
  • A representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
  • A wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • A marking that consists of lines that cross each other
  • Any affliction that causes great suffering
  • A long piece of wood with a shorter piece across it near the top that people were once fastened to and left to die on as a form of punishment
  • The cross on which Jesus Christ died
  • An object or image in the shape of a cross that is used as a symbol of Christianity


  • Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
  • Trace a line through or across
  • Travel across or pass over
  • Meet and pass
  • Fold so as to resemble a cross
  • Meet at a point
  • Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • To cover or extend over an area or time period
  • To go from one side of (something) to the other : to go across (something)
  • To go or pass across each other
  • To place one arm, leg, etc., over the other


  • Annoyed and irritable
  • Extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis

Is Cross a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Cross is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cross in a Sentence

  • A necklace with a gold cross
  • The teacher marked the absent students on her list with crosses.
  • Those who could not write signed their names with a cross.
  • We crossed the state border hours ago.
  • The dog crossed the street.
  • The highway crosses the entire state.
  • I didn't mean to make you cross.
  • I was cross with her for being so careless.

Synonyms for Cross

Antonyms for Cross

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