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in·ter·cept

intercept

 
 
pronunciation:
In tr sept
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part of speech: verb
inflections: intercepts, intercepting, intercepted
definition: to stop or take hold of; interrupt the movement or progress of.
Luckily, they intercepted the package before it was delivered to the wrong people.
similar words:
head off
derivation: interceptive (adj.)
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The word intercept contains the following parts:
cap1, cip, capt, cept, -ceive, -ceit Latin root that means to take, catch