• An act of intercepting something, the state of being intercepted, or a thing that is intercepted.
  • 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.
  • A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team.
  • A pass that is intercepted by an opposing player.


  • Borrowed from Latin interceptiƍ; compare French interception.

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