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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. travel across or pass over;
- Example: "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
[syn: traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across]

2. be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations;
- Example: "Opinions on bombing the Serbs cut across party lines"

3. cut using a diagonal line;
[syn: crosscut, cut across]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cut across v 1: travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day" [syn: traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across] 2: be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations; "Opinions on bombing the Serbs cut across party lines" 3: cut using a diagonal line [syn: crosscut, cut across]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "cut across": bar, catercorner, chiasmal, chiasmic, chiastic, crisscross, cross, crossbar, crosscut, crossed, crossing, cruciate, cut, cut a corner, cut corners, cut crosswise, cut through, decussate, decussated, diagonalize, intercross, intersect, intersected, intersecting, lie across, make a beeline, secant, short-cut, slant across, slash, slash across, transverse, traverse