cross-examine definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To question (someone) closely, especially pertaining to answers or information given previously.
    • Law To concern (a witness already analyzed because of the opposing side).
    • To examine or question, as a witness that has been called and analyzed by the contrary celebration.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To concern a person closely.
  • verb:
    • To question (some body) closely to confirm facts, or information previously given.
    • To concern an endeavor witness, who has been questioned because of the other side.
    • question closely, or question a witness that been already questioned by the opposing side
  • others:
    • To examine (a witness of bad party), as as soon as the defendant examines a witness called because of the plaintiff, and vice versa; hence, to cross-question. See cross-examination.

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