- 1[intransitive, transitive] (of lines, roads, etc.) to meet or cross each other intersect (something) a pattern of intersecting streets The lines intersect at right angles. intersect with something The path intersected with a busy road.
- 2[transitive, usually passive] intersect something (with something) to divide an area by crossing it The landscape is intersected with spectacular gorges.
NAmE//ˌɪntərˈsɛkt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intersect
he / she / it intersects
past simple intersected
-ing form intersecting