To block the progress of and force to change direction
She dashed on bare feet to intercept him, catching him with an index finger in the back of his belt.
Would Giddon try to intercept it?
He set his course to intercept while contemplating breaking his rule about feeding on men.
The rest followed, without the Greeks making any effort to intercept them.
It was therefore natural that their first encounters should have taken place between fleets engaged in convoying trade, or in endeavouring to intercept the trade of their enemy.