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synonyms for intercept

  • ambush
  • arrest
  • block
  • catch
  • cut off
  • deflect
  • hijack
  • prevent
  • seize
  • stop
  • take away
  • appropriate
  • check
  • curb
  • hinder
  • interlope
  • interpose
  • obstruct
  • shortstop
  • take
  • cut in
  • head off at pass
  • make off with
See also synonyms for: intercepted
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antonyms for intercept

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  • allow
  • encourage
  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • release
  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • keep
  • permit
  • promote
  • refuse
  • reject
  • abet
  • forward
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How to use intercept in a sentence

With scarcely a point to intercept the view, after being thirteen miles within it.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
He at once set out to try and intercept his advance on Paris, but his troops refused to act against their former leader.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Carna changed her course to parallel the pursuit, and they changed again, to intercept her new direction.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
Only once I saw a neighbour, in the balcony below, intercept the post, and I believe substitute some other letter.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
The river below Wroxham is very narrow and very sinuous; its banks lined with groves of trees which intercept the wind.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
In looking ahead the pillars of the nave constantly intercept their vision if they care about seeing who is reading or preaching.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
The cause of the scorching heat is said to be high, overhanging mountains on the north, which intercept the northern winds.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
General Airey had seen these arabas, and applied to Colonel Lysons to know if he should not intercept them.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
Thou wilt have to traverse a rebellious country, invaded by Tartars, whose interest it will be to intercept this letter.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
The bell whose circuit remains unchanged will intercept the current for the other bell in series with it.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INTERCEPT

  • apprehend
  • be early
  • be one step ahead of
  • beat someone to it
  • block
  • delay
  • forestall
  • hinder
  • hold back
  • intercept
  • precede
  • preclude
  • prepare for
  • prevent
  • provide against
  • abbreviate
  • abort
  • abridge
  • break off
  • break short
  • bring to an end
  • check
  • checkmate
  • clip
  • curtail
  • diminish
  • end
  • finish
  • freeze
  • halt
  • hinder
  • intercept
  • interrupt
  • postpone
  • put a stop to
  • quit
  • shorten
  • stop
  • stop cold
  • stop dead
  • stop short
  • terminate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.