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Definition of Intercept


  1. 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.
  2. To obstruct or interrupt the progress of; to stop; to hinder or oppose; as, to intercept the current of a river.
  3. To interrupt communication with, or progress toward; to cut off, as the destination; to blockade.
  4. To include between; as, that part of the line which is intercepted between the points A and B.
  5. A part cut off or intercepted, as a portion of a line included between two points, or cut off two straight lines or curves.
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Intercept Translations

intercept in French is interceptent, interceptez, interceptons
intercept in Spanish is interceptar
intercept in Swedish is hejda, uppsnappa