What does the word intercept mean?

Usage examples for intercept

  1. She knew it, for she had been listening and waiting to intercept him. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. True to their Virginia instincts, as she came near, they formed a line across the narrow bridge to intercept her. – Clotelle The Colored Heroine by William Wells Brown
  3. He followed first one, then another, but a new one always dashed across to intercept before he could get anywhere. – The Man Whom the Trees Loved by Algernon Blackwood