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Meaning of CUT ACROSS

Pronunciation:  kut u'kros

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cut using a crosscut
  2. [v]  travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
  3. [v]  be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations; "Opinions on bombing the Serbs cut across party lines"
 
 Synonyms: cover, cross, crosscut, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse
 
 See Also: be, bridge, crisscross, cut, drive, ford, go across, go through, hop, jaywalk, pass, stride, take, tramp, walk

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bar, catercorner, chiasmal, chiasmic, chiastic, crisscross, cross, crossbar, crosscut, crossed, crossing, cruciate, cut, cut a corner, cut corners, cut crosswise, cut through, decussate, decussated, diagonalize, intercross, intersect, intersected, intersecting, lie across, make a beeline, secant, short-cut, slant across, slash, slash across, transverse, traverse
 

 

 

 

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