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Past tense for to stop or obstruct someone or something in progress or motion
“He probably couldn't intercept the vehicle before it reached the graveled road, but he could be on its tail if he laid rubber.”
Past tense for 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.”
Past tense for 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.”
Past tense for keep from happening
Past tense for to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
Past tense for to close or block an opening
Past tense for to connect a device to (a telephone) so that conversation can be listened to secretly
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