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To stop or obstruct someone or something in progress or motion
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“He probably couldn't intercept the vehicle before it reached the graveled road, but he could be on its tail if he laid rubber.”
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To seize objects that are in motion or en route to a destination
“Vivek sailed to intercept the contraband on New Year's night on tips from intelligence reports that a bullion consignment was heading for the West Coast.”
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To attack or confront someone or a group that is en route to a destination
“He did, however, detail deputies to intercept the gang on its expected return from the Kansas community.”
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To prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
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To connect a device to (a telephone) so that conversation can be listened to secretly
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(sports) An intercept of an opponent's possession (of the ball)
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The act of catching an object in motion
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