1. adv поперёк, в ширину; от края до края

a line drawn across — линия, проведённая поперёк

width across corners — ширина на угол

2. adv по горизонтали

width across flats — размер гайки под ключ

to swim across the floor — скользить по полу

we cut across the field — мы пошли напрямик через поле

3. adv на ту сторону

when did he come across? — когда он переправился?

a blush passed across her face — она покраснела

the clouds scudded across the sky — по небу неслись тучи

4. adv по ту сторону; на той стороне

by this time he is across — теперь он уже там

5. adv напротив

they live just across from us — они живут прямо напротив нас

6. adv крест-накрест

with arms across — скрестив руки

7. adv эл. параллельно

across the line — параллельно линии

8. prep через

a bridge across the river — мост через реку

to run across the road — перебежать дорогу

to swim across a river — переплыть реку

to go across the Channel — пересечь Ла-Манш

to step across the threshold — переступить порог

fly across the ocean — летать через океан

to bawl across the street — кричать через улицу

a lifeline across the Ladoga — дорога жизни через Ладогу

Синонимический ряд:
1. crosswise (other) athwart; contrariwise; cross; crossways; crosswise
2. over (other) above; beyond; over; past; transversely
Антонимический ряд:
along; concurrently; lengthwise; parallel

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

Смотреть что такое "across" в других словарях:

  • across — across, crosswise, crossways, athwart are synonymous when they mean so as to intersect the length of something. Across and athwart may be used as prepositions as well as adverbs but carry the same implications in either part of speech. Across… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Across — A*cross (#; 115), prep. [Pref. a + cross: cf. F. en croix. See Cross, n.] From side to side; athwart; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to the length; quite over; as, a bridge laid across a river. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {To come across}, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Across — A*cross , adv. 1. From side to side; crosswise; as, with arms folded across. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Obliquely; athwart; amiss; awry. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The squint eyed Pharisees look across at all the actions of Christ. Bp. Hall. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Across — may refer to: *Across variable *ACROSS, a fictional secret organization which is the subject of the manga and anime series Excel Saga * Action SuperCross (1997), a 2D motorbike simulation game by Balázs Rózsa, prequel to Elasto Mania …   Wikipedia

  • Across — Across, palabra inglesa que significa a través de, puede hacer referencia a: el Proyecto ACROSS, proyecto de I+D+i; o Across the Universe, canción de los Beatles. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • across — ► PREPOSITION & ADVERB ▪ from one side to the other of (something). ● across the board Cf. ↑across the board ORIGIN from Old French a croix, en croix in or on a cross …   English terms dictionary

  • across — [ə krôs′, ə kräs′] adv. [ME acros < a , on, in + cros, cross, after Anglo Fr an croix] 1. so as to cross; crosswise 2. from one side to the other 3. on or to the other side prep. 1. from one side to the other of, or so as to cross 2. on or to …   English World dictionary

  • across — (adv.) early 14c., acros, earlier a croiz (c.1300), from Anglo French an cros in a crossed position, lit. on cross (see CROSS (Cf. cross) (n.)). Prepositional meaning from one side to another is first recorded 1590s; meaning on the other side (as …   Etymology dictionary

  • across — [prep] traversing a space, side to side athwart, beyond, cross, crossed, crosswise, opposite, over, transversely; concept 581 …   New thesaurus

  • across — [[t]əkrɒ̱s, AM əkrɔ͟ːs[/t]] ♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, across is used in phrasal verbs such as come across , get across , and put across .) 1) PREP If someone or something goes across a place or a boundary, they go from one side of… …   English dictionary

  • across — 1 preposition 1 going, looking etc from one side of a space, area, or line to the other side: flying across the Atlantic | We gazed across the valley. | Would you like me to help you across the road? (=help you to cross it) 2 reaching or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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