/kraws"owt', kros"-/, n.
a word, line, etc., that has been crossed out.
[n. use of v. phrase cross out]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cross out — ► cross out/through delete (a word or phrase) by drawing a line through it. Main Entry: ↑cross …   English terms dictionary

  • cross out — index deface, delete, edit, expunge, expurgate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cross out — verb remove from a list Cross the name of the dead person off the list • Syn: ↑cross off, ↑strike out, ↑strike off, ↑mark • Hypernyms: ↑take away, ↑take out …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms cross out : present tense I/you/we/they cross out he/she/it crosses out present participle crossing out past tense crossed out past participle crossed out to draw an X or a line through writing because it is… …   English dictionary

  • cross-out — /kraws owt , kros /, n. a word, line, etc., that has been crossed out. [n. use of v. phrase cross out] * * * …   Universalium

  • cross out — PHRASAL VERB If you cross out words on a page, you draw a line through them, because they are wrong or because you want to change them. [V P n (not pron)] He crossed out fellow subjects , and instead inserted fellow citizens . [Also V n P] Syn:… …   English dictionary

  • cross out — phr verb Cross out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑word …   Collocations dictionary

  • cross out — eliminate by drawing a line through something Please cross out that amount and put in the correct amount …   Idioms and examples

  • cross out — verb To strike out; to draw a line through. If you make a mistake, just cross it out …   Wiktionary

  • cross out — Synonyms and related words: abbreviate, abridge, blot, blot out, blue pencil, bowdlerize, cancel, censor, cut, dele, delete, edit, edit out, efface, erase, expunge, expurgate, kill, obliterate, omit, raze, rescind, rub out, rule out, scratch,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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