Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of cut across | Another word for cut across | What is cut across?

Definition 1: cut using a diagonal line - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for cut across in the sense of this definition

(cut across is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

Definition 2: travel across or pass over - [verb of motion]

Samples where cut across or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Synonyms for cut across in the sense of this definition

(cut across is a kind of ...) go across or through

"We passed the point where the police car had parked" "A terrible thought went through his mind"

(... is a kind of cut across ) cross on foot

"We had to tramp the creeks"

(... is a kind of cut across ) move swiftly through or over

"ships coursing the Atlantic"

(... is a kind of cut across ) proceed along in a vehicle

"We drive the turnpike to work"

(... is a kind of cut across ) cross the road at a red light

(... is a kind of cut across ) cross over on a bridge

(... is a kind of cut across ) cross a river where it's shallow

(... is a kind of cut across ) cross in a pattern, often random

(... is a kind of cut across ) traverse or cover by walking

"Walk the tightrope" "Paul walked the streets of Damascus" "She walks 3 miles every day"

(... is a kind of cut across ) cover or traverse by taking long steps

"She strode several miles towards the woods"

(... is a kind of cut across ) traverse as if by a short airplane trip

"Hop the Pacific Ocean"

Definition 3: be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations - [verb of stative]

Samples where cut across or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Opinions on bombing the Serbs cut across party lines

(cut across is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

More words

Another word for cut

Another word for customshouse

Another word for customs union

Another word for customs service

Another word for customs duty

Another word for cut away

Another word for cut back

Another word for cut corners

Another word for cut down

Another word for cut glass


Other word for cut glass

cut glass meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce cut glass