• To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion).
  • To gain possession of (the ball) in a ball game
  • To take or comprehend between.
  • An aeronautical action in which a fighter approaches a suspicious aircraft to escort it away from a prohibited area, or approaches an enemy aircraft to shoot it down.



  • Borrowed from Latin interceptum, past participle of intercipiƍ.

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