Intercede vs Intercept - What's the difference?

intercede | intercept |


As verbs the difference between intercede and intercept

is that intercede is to plead on someone else's behalf while intercept is to stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion).

As a noun intercept is

an interception of a radio broadcast or a telephone call.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

intercede

English

Verb

(interced)
  • To plead on someone else's behalf.
  • To act as a mediator in a dispute; to arbitrate or mediate.
  • * Milton
  • I to the lords will intercede , not doubting their favourable ear.
  • To pass between; to intervene.
  • * Sir M. Hale
  • He supposed that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age wherein he lived.

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    intercept

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An interception of a radio broadcast or a telephone call.
  • (senseid)An interception of a missile.
  • (algebraic geometry) The coordinate of the point at which a curve intersects an axis.
  • *2012 , Alice Kaseberg, Greg Cripe, Peter Wildman, Introductory Algebra: Everyday Explorations , page 278
  • *:Because the horizontal-axis intercept' occurs when y=0 and the vertical-axis '''intercept''' occurs when x=0, we can find the ' intercepts algebraically.
  • See also

    * (an interception of a radio broadcast or a telephone call) bug

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion).
  • The police intercepted the package of stolen goods while it was in transit.
    {{quote-Fanny Hill, part=2 , ...and made every vein of my body circulate liquid fires: the emotion grew so violent that it almost intercepted my respiration.}}
  • (sports) To gain possession of (the ball) in a ball game.