Synonyms of intercept


1. intercept, point

usage: the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis


1. intercept, stop, catch, grab, take hold of

usage: seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"

2. wiretap, tap, intercept, bug, listen in, eavesdrop

usage: tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"

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Definition and meaning of intercept (Dictionary)