- 1intercept somebody/something to stop someone or something that is going from one place to another from arriving Reporters intercepted him as he tried to leave the hotel. The letter was intercepted.
- 2intercept something (especially in football) to catch a ball that is thrown to a player on the opposing team He intercepted two passes by Kramer.
- NAmE//ˈɪntərˌsɛpt//noun [uncountable, countable] the interception of enemy radio signals He had two interceptions late in the game.
NAmE//ˌɪntərˈsɛpt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intercept
he / she / it intercepts
past simple intercepted
-ing form intercepting
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