how to pronounce intercept

ɪntɚsɛpt

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“… they can do intercept you know predation …”

meanings of intercept

verb:

  1. To gain possession of (the ball) in a ball game.
  2. To take or comprehend between.
  3. Of a defensive player: to steal a pass thrown by the opposing team, gaining possession of the ball.
  4. To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion).

noun:

  1. An interception of a radio broadcast or a telephone call.
  2. An interception of a missile.
  3. A form of market research where consumers are intercepted and interviewed in a retail store or mall.
  4. The coordinate of the point at which a curve intersects an axis.