Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms, Examples and Famous Quotes of across in English
UK /əˈkrɒs /
US /əˈkrɑːs /
From one side to the other of (a place, area, etc.).
"I ran across the street"
Expressing position or orientation in relation to (an area or passage).
"They lived across the street from one another"
From one side to the other of a place, area, etc.
"He had swum across"
Used to express position or orientation.
"He looked across at me"
Referring to a crossword answer which reads horizontally.
From one side to the other of something with clear limits, such as an area of land, a road, or a river
"She walked across the field/road."
"The marble slabs were cut across"
With arms across
Across the sea
Don't walk across there.
He had swum across
"I do like people who are popular across the years and stuff like that, but I'm not a big pop music fan. I don't listen to the radio unless it's KCRW, like Booka Shade. Yeah, like weird music is what I'm really into right now. But I like anything really. There's just so much. I buy new music almost every day, so there's so much coming in that I don't even have time to listen to something more that twice."
"I've been to Japan so many times, but I still constantly stumble across things that are so foreign to me."
"A civilized nation can have no enemies, and one cannot draw a line across a map, a line that doesn't even exist in nature and say that the ugly enemy lives on the one side, and good friends live on the other."
"It's all about knowing that everybody that you see, everybody that you sit across from is a different aspect of yourself. So once you can accept yourself on every level, that's when everything opens up, that's when the party really begins."
"I get to do something that millions of people across the world are going to see and enjoy and have fun with. People I'm never going to meet, people I'm never going to see, but when they finish their job tonight, they're going to be playing one of my games and that makes me feel good."