crosswise

Primary Meanings of crosswise

1.
advadj
transversely
lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction
2.
adv
not in the intended manner
Full Definitions of crosswise
1

adv transversely

Synonyms:
across, crossways

adj lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction

“a crosswise street”
“the crosswise dimension”
Synonyms:
cross, thwartwise, transversal, transverse
extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
cross-section, cross-sectional
representing a plane made by cutting across something at right angles to its length
Antonyms:
lengthways, lengthwise
running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing
axial
situated on or along or in the direction of an axis
end-to-end
with the end of one object in contact lengthwise with the end of another object
fore-and-aft
parallel with the keel of a boat or ship
linear, running
measured lengthwise
longitudinal
running lengthwise
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adj in the shape of (a horizontal piece on) a cross

Synonyms:
horizontal
parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
2

adv not in the intended manner

“things are going crosswise

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