English word intercept comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.).
Intercept detailed word origin explanation
|capio || Latin (lat) ||I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on. |
|intercipio || Latin (lat) ||I intercept. I interrupt or cut off. I rob or steal. |
|interceptum || Latin (lat) || |
|intercept || English (eng) ||(algebraic geometry) The coordinate of the point at which a curve intersects an axis.. (marketing) A form of market research where consumers are intercepted and interviewed in a retail store or mall.. An interception of a missile.. An interception of a radio broadcast or a telephone call. (transitive) To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion).. (transitive, American [...] |
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