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Pronunciation: /kʀwɑze/

Translation of croiser in English:

verbe transitif

  • 3croiser quelqu'un/quelque chose
    (passer à côté de) (véhicule, piéton)
    to pass somebody/something (coming the other way)
    (rencontrer) to meet
    on a croisé un car
    we passed a coach (anglais britannique) ou bus (coming the other way)
    j'ai croisé leur bateau en sortant du port
    I passed their boat (coming in) as I left the harbour (anglais britannique)
    une voiture nous a croisés à vive allure
    a car flashed past us in the opposite direction
    mon regard croisa le sien
    our eyes met, my gaze met his/hers
  • 5 (Sport) (au tennis) croiser un coup
    to play a cross-court stroke
    (au football) croiser son tir
    to make a diagonal pass

verbe intransitif

also: se croiser verbe pronominal

  • 3 (Histoire)
    to go on a crusade

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