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Definition of Across

Across

  1. From side to side; athwart; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to the length; quite over; as, a bridge laid across a river.
  2. From side to side; crosswise; as, with arms folded across.
  3. Obliquely; athwart; amiss; awry.

Across Quotations

From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
Winston Churchill

Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.
C. S. Lewis

Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.
Helen Keller

I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
Zig Ziglar

Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.
Ronald Reagan
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Across Translations

across in Dutch is over, overheen, aan de overkant van
across in Finnish is poikki
across in Latin is trans
across in Norwegian is tvers over
across in Spanish is travieso, allende, diametro

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