5 Letters
4 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use cross as a noun, adjective satellite or as a verb in a sentence.
About Cross
A 1 syllables noun and 5 letters with the letters c, o, r, and s, 4 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter o. Cross starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, cr, cro, cros, and the ending characters are s, ss, oss, ross, . Cross is also a double consonant (ss) word. View the double consonant words list.
Definition
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Cross is set as a grade one word that starts with c, ends with s, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 5 letters.
Scrabble
Is cross a scrabble word? A 7 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Cross in Pig Latin is said as "osscray or osscrway".
Unigram
c | r | o | s | s
Bigram
cr | ro | os | ss
Trigram
cro | ros | oss
Quadrigram
cros | ross
Word Gram
Noun Examples
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock;
especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species;
"a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
a cross as an emblem of Christianity;
used in heraldry
a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
marking consisting of crossing lines
any affliction that causes great suffering;
"that is his cross to bear";
"he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"
Verb Examples
breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties;
"cross a horse and a donkey";
"Mendel tried crossbreeding";
"these species do not interbreed"
trace a line through or across;
"cross your `t'"
travel across or pass over;
"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
meet and pass;
"the trains crossed"
fold so as to resemble a cross;
"she crossed her legs"
meet at a point
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of;
"What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge";
"foil your opponent"
to cover or extend over an area or time period;
"Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres";
"The novel spans three centuries"
Adjective Satellite Examples
perversely irritable

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Cross"

There are 1,389 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to cross.

SynonymDefinition
Abdominal External Oblique Muscle
Abhorrentoffensive to the mind
"an abhorrent deed"
"the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"
"morally repugnant customs"
"repulsive behavior"
"the most repulsive character in recent novels"
Abjureformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
"He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"
"She abjured her beliefs"
Accenta diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
Accomplishmentthe action of accomplishing something
Achievementthe action of accomplishing something
Acrossplaced crosswise
"spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"
"crossed forks"
"seated with arms across"
Across The Grain
Adamstreet names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
Adversarysomeone who offers opposition

View all cognitive synonyms for Cross

Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from cross.

Anagram Definition
Cross(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

View English words with the unique letters used in cross. Words With The Letters Cors

Derives

Cross derives from 5 words.

Word Definition
Cross(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
Crossbreedan organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock
especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species
"a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
Hybridisebreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
"cross a horse and a donkey"
"Mendel tried crossbreeding"
"these species do not interbreed"
Hybridizebreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
"cross a horse and a donkey"
"Mendel tried crossbreeding"
"these species do not interbreed"
Interbreedbreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
"cross a horse and a donkey"
"Mendel tried crossbreeding"
"these species do not interbreed"

Hypernyms

Cross has 5 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Conjugationthe act of making or becoming a single unit
"the union of opposing factions"
"he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"
Couplingthe act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
"the casual couplings of adolescents"
"the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
Matingthe act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
"the casual couplings of adolescents"
"the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
Pairingthe act of grouping things or people in pairs
Unionthe act of making or becoming a single unit
"the union of opposing factions"
"he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"

Hyponyms

There are 6 hyponyms for cross

Word Definition
Dihybrid Cross
Monohybrid Cross
Reciprocalhybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
Reciprocal Cross
Test Cross
Testcrossa cross between an organism whose genotype for a certain trait is unknown and an organism that is homozygous recessive for that trait so the unknown genotype can be determined from that of the offspring

Names With The Word "Cross"

1 names are spelled with cross.

NameMaleFemale
CrossYesYes

Words To Word lists That The Word Cross Can Be Found In.

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Negative FeelingsDescribe crossA word list of negative feeling words and the best English words to describe negative emotions. Emotional negative words... read more

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word cross.

Is cross a scrabble word or can you use cross in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 130708 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 95794 games. This 5 letter 7 point scrabble word can be rearranged 60 ways. What other words can be made with the letters c, o, r, and s? There's 28 with 7 letters or less with the letters c, o, r, and s. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Cross (5 letters) 7 8 cross
Succor (6 letters) 10 +3 13 +5 crocus
Succour (7 letters) 11 +4 15 +7 succour
Corvus (6 letters) 11 +4 14 +6 corvus
Castor (6 letters) 8 +1 9 +1 actors
Roccus (6 letters) 10 +3 13 +5 crocus
Ocyurus (7 letters) 12 +5 14 +6 ocyurus
Cursor (6 letters) 8 +1 10 +2 cursor
Surcoat (7 letters) 9 +2 11 +3 surcoat
Oscar (5 letters) 7 8 oscar
Scour (5 letters) 7 9 +1 orcus
Orcus (5 letters) 7 9 +1 orcus
Co Star (7 letters)
Caruso (6 letters) 8 +1 10 +2 acorus
Castro (6 letters) 8 +1 9 +1 actors
Crosby (6 letters) 13 +6 14 +6 crosby
Acorus (6 letters) 8 +1 10 +2 acorus
Succory (7 letters) 14 +7 16 +8 succory
Crocus (6 letters) 10 +3 13 +5 crocus
Boxcars (7 letters) 18 +11 20 +12 boxcars
Scours (6 letters) 8 +1 10 +2 corssu
Raucous (7 letters) 9 +2 12 +4 raucous
Cursory (7 letters) 12 +5 13 +5 cursory
Across (6 letters) 8 +1 9 +1 across
Actors (6 letters) 8 +1 9 +1 actors





     

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