Part of speech: adverb

From side to side; over; beyond; crosswise.

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Usage examples "across":

  1. Few letters were written or received by people in England, still more seldom letters sent across the sea. - "By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic", G.A. Henty.
  2. She pointed across the water in the direction of the hotel. - "Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid", Amy D. V. Chalmers.
  3. Only from across the river. - "Miss Billy", Eleanor H. Porter.