Meaning of INTERCEPT in English

INTERCEPT

[verb] [T] - to stop and catch (something or someone) that is travelling or being sent from one place to another so that it does not reach the second placeThe coastguard patrol's job is to intercept drugs from Latin America.I managed to intercept him at the front door, giving Jane time to leave by the back.De Silva's pass to Menendez was intercepted by Black, who then passed the ball back up the field.

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