Adjective "Intercepting" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Intercepting


    Definition:

    1. to take, seize, or halt (someone or something on the way from one place to another); cut off from an intended destination: to intercept a messenger.

    2. to see or overhear (a message, transmission, etc., meant for another): We intercepted the enemy's battle plan.

    3. to stop or check (passage, travel, etc.): to intercept the traitor's escape.

    4. Sports. to take possession of (a ball or puck) during an attempted pass by an opposing team.

    5. to stop or interr

    Origin:
    intercept

    Examples:

    "people can be intercepting."

    "drugs can be intercepting."

    "cargoes can be intercepting."

    "calls can be intercepting."