What does across mean?

across in AZ Dictionary

(p) On, at, or from the other side of: across the street.
(p) in order to get across; through: drew outlines throughout the paper.
(p) from side of to the other: a bridge across a river.
(a) From one side to the other: The footbridge swayed once I ran across.
(a) On or even the opposite side: We found by ferry.
(a) Crosswise; entered.
(a) Being in a crossed position: seated with hands across.
(n) A clue whose solution works horizontally in grid.
back and forth; in a crossing or crossed manner; crosswise.
From one part to some other; transversely; in a transverse line: since, what is the length across? I stumbled upon in a steamer.
Adversely; contrarily: as, “things go across,” Mir. for Mags., p. 344

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  • Synonym for "across"
    • athwart, crosswise, obliquely, amiss, awry
  • Phrases for "across"
    • across parts, across America, all across, cities across, across the-board
  • Rhyme for "across"
    • Cos, Cross, Ross, boss, coss
  • Cross Reference for "across"
    • across lots, to come across, to break across
  • Etymologically Related for "across"
    • cross
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