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across (preposition)
1. On, at, or from the other side of; a grammatical word indicating that someone or anything is on the opposite side of something or moves or reaches from one side to the other: "The children ran across the street so they could catch the bus."
2. From one side of to the other: "Mack drove his car on the bridge that would take him across the river".
3. Into contact with: "Mandy came across her old roommate at the shopping center."
4. In such a manner as to be comprehensible, acceptable, or successful: "Frank's parents put his idea across to the rest of the family."
5. Being in a crossed position: "Henry's mother was seated with her arms across her chest."
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(Greek: through, thoroughly; across; entirely, utterly)
(Latin: across, over, upon)
(Latin: through, across, over; beyond, by means of)
(Latin: across, through, over, beyond; on the far side of)