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Definition 1: the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving - [noun denoting act]

Samples where interception or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters
  • he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible

(interception is a kind of ...) the act of preventing

"there was no bar against leaving" "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"

Definition 2: (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team - [noun denoting act]

(interception is a kind of ...) the act of catching an object with the hands

"Mays made the catch with his back to the plate" "he made a grab for the ball before it landed" "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away" "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

(interception belongs to category ...) a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

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