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Meaning of CROSS-QUESTION

Pronunciation:  kros 'kweschun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a question asked in cross-examination
  2. [v]  question closely. or question a witness that has already been questioned by the opposing side; "The witness was cross-examined by the defense"
 

CROSS-QUESTION is a 14 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cross examine
 
 See Also: cross-examination, examine, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence, question

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bone of contention, catechism, cross-examine, cross-interrogate, cross-interrogatory, debating point, demand, extract information, feeler, go over, grill, inquiry, inquisition, interrogation, interrogative, interrogatory, issue, leader, leading question, make inquisition, moot point, point at issue, point in question, problem, pry out, query, question, question at issue, question mark, quodlibet, roast, third-degree, topic, trial balloon, vexed question
 

 

 

 

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