the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis
seize on its way
"The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
block, kibosh, quit, blockade, arrest, block off, contain, end, stop over, wiretap, hold back, lay off, tap, terminate, barricade, finish, check, break, bug, give up, bar, halt, cease, block up, discontinue, hold on, stop, break off, turn back
wiretap, tap, intercept, bug(verb)
tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
"The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To interpose is to place or come between other things or persons, usually as a means of obstruction or prevention of some effect or result that would otherwise occur, or be expected to take place. Intercede and interpose are used in a good sense; intermeddle always in a bad sense, and interfere frequently so. To intercede is to come between persons who are at variance, and plead with the stronger in behalf of the weaker. One may interpose with authority; he intercedes by petition. To intermeddle is to thrust oneself into the concerns of others with a petty officiousness; meddling commonly arises from idle curiosity; "every fool will be meddling," Prov. xx, 3; to interfere is to intrude into others' affairs with more serious purpose, with or without acknowledged right or propriety. Intercept is applied to an object that may be seized or stopped while in transit; as, to intercept a letter or a messenger; interrupt is applied to an action which might or should be continuous, but is broken in upon (Latin rumpere, to break) by some disturbing power; as, the conversation was interrupted. One who arbitrates or mediates must do so by the request or at least with the consent of the contending parties; the other words of the group imply that he steps in of his own accord.
Interpose between the combatants; in the matter.
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It could take up to three of four months, the reason why (it will take that long) is we are literally going underground about 8,500 feet. We've got to locate this well and intercept it and pour the cement necessary to kill the well.
While we are still investigating the incident, initial reports from the U.S. aircrew characterized the intercept as unprofessional. The issue is being addressed with China through appropriate diplomatic and military channels.
What we've seen in the last couple of years is what we suspect to be governments trying to intercept communications, in one case, there were Iranian-region Gmail users whose connection was being intercepted.
Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you.
We have asked the PFG to intercept any tankers trying to approach the oilfields for security and technical reasons. The force majeure is still in place.
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- interceptar, interrumpirSpanish
- sieppaus, pysäyttää, keskeyttää, torjunta, riistää, siepata, torjua, katkaistaFinnish
- 傍受, 迎撃, 阻止, 奪うJapanese
- haukoti, kokoti, rorehape, komutuMāori
- przecięcie, przechwycićPolish
- подслушивание, перехватывать, перехватить, перехват, перехватывание, задерживать, прослушивание, задержать, пересечениеRussian
- prèsresti, prèsretatiSerbo-Croatian
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