Definition of Intercept

  • (v. t.) To take or seize by the way, or before arrival at the destined place; to cause to stop on the passage; as, to intercept a letter; a telegram will intercept him at Paris.
  • (v. t.) To obstruct or interrupt the progress of; to stop; to hinder or oppose; as, to intercept the current of a river.
  • (v. t.) To interrupt communication with, or progress toward; to cut off, as the destination; to blockade.
  • (v. t.) To include between; as, that part of the line which is intercepted between the points A and B.
  • (n.) A part cut off or intercepted, as a portion of a line included between two points, or cut off two straight lines or curves.

Homophones of Intercept


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