Definitions for "Cross-examine"
To examine or question, as a witness who has been called and examined by the opposite party.
The examination of a witness upon a trial or hearing, or upon taking a deposition, by the party opposed to the one who produced him, upon his evidence given in chief, to test its truth, to further develop it, or for other purposes.
After a witness tells his or her story, the other side has the opportunity to ask the witness questions about that story.