part of speech: preposition

definition 1: from one side to the other of.

  • Someone hung streamers across the doorway.

definition 2: to or on the other side of.

  • I bought some candy at the store across the street.

definition 3: so as to pass over at an angle, as one line crossing over another.

  • The straps should go across each other.
  • Put one log straight and another across it.


part of speech: adverb

definition 1: from one side to the other.

  • He came to a small stream and jumped across.

definition 2: on or to the other side or end.

  • She sat across from me at the table.