cross-question cross-question n. a question asked in cross-examination. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • cross-question — [krôs′kwes′chən] vt. to cross examine n. a question asked in cross examination …   English World dictionary

  • Cross-question — Cross ques tion ( kw?s ch?n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cross questioned} ( ch?nd), p. pr. & vb. n. {Cross questioning}.] To cross examine; to subject to close questioning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cross-question — cross questions, cross questioning, cross questioned VERB If you cross question someone, you ask them a lot of questions about something. [V n] The police came back and cross questioned Des again …   English dictionary

  • cross question — index cross examine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cross-question — verb transitive to CROSS EXAMINE someone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cross-question — ► VERB ▪ question in great detail …   English terms dictionary

  • cross question — verb question closely, or question a witness that has already been questioned by the opposing side The witness was cross examined by the defense • Syn: ↑cross examine • Derivationally related forms: ↑cross question, ↑cross questioner, ↑cross… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-question — UK / US verb [transitive] Word forms cross question : present tense I/you/we/they cross question he/she/it cross questions present participle cross questioning past tense cross questioned past participle cross questioned to cross examine someone …   English dictionary

  • cross-question — 1. noun a question performed during a cross examination the best way to get things clear is if we gently cross question this very statement. 2. verb to subject to close questioning. The good man, he looks on us so clear and cheery, and in his… …   Wiktionary

  • cross-question — noun Date: circa 1694 a question asked in cross examination • cross question transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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