cross examine

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To subject a person to a cross examination; to question a person intensely
question closely, or question a witness that has already been questioned by the opposing side; "The witness was cross-examined by the defense
investigate a witness which is representing the other side (in a legal case); repeatedly question in order to confirm the information previously given
cross examines
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cross examine
To question a trial witness, who has already been questioned by the other side
To question (someone) closely in order to verify facts, or information previously given
When a lawyer cross-examines someone during a trial or hearing, he or she questions them about the evidence that they have already given. The accused's lawyers will get a chance to cross-examine him You know you are liable to be cross-examined mercilessly about the assault. + cross-examination cross-examinations cross-examination during the cross-examination of a witness in a murder case Under cross-examination, he admitted the state troopers used more destructive ammunition than usual. to ask someone questions about something that they have just said, to see if they are telling the truth, especially in a court of law
To examine or question, as a witness who has been called and examined by the opposite party
cross examine


    Cross ex·am·ine

    Türkische aussprache

    krôs îgzämîn


    /ˈkrôs əgˈzamən/ /ˈkrɔːs ɪɡˈzæmɪn/


    [ 'kros ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse or Old Irish; Old Norse kross, from Old Irish cros, from Latin cruc-, crux.

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