Definition of X symbol from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    X

     symbol
    symbol
    BrE BrE//eks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//eks//
     
    (also x)
     
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  1. 1the number 10 in Roman numerals
  2. 2used to represent a kiss at the end of a letter, etc. Love from Kathy XXX.
  3. 3used to show a vote for somebody in an election Write X beside the candidate of your choice.
  4. 4used to show that a written answer is wrong compare tick (1)
  5. 5used to show position, for example on a map X marks the spot.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: X