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Definitions for intersect
ˌɪn tərˈsɛktin·ter·sect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intersect, cross(verb)

    meet at a point

Wiktionary

  1. intersect(Verb)

    to cross; to cut

    Parallel lines don't intersect.

  2. intersect(Verb)

    of two sets, to have at least one element in common

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intersect(verb)

    to cut into or between; to cut or cross mutually; to divide into parts; as, any two diameters of a circle intersect each other at the center

    Etymology: [L. intersectus, p. p. of intersecare to intersect; inter + secare to cut. See Section.]

  2. Intersect(verb)

    to cut into one another; to meet and cross each other; as, the point where two lines intersect

    Etymology: [L. intersectus, p. p. of intersecare to intersect; inter + secare to cut. See Section.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Intersect

    in-tėr-sekt′, v.t. to cut between or asunder: to cut or cross mutually: to divide into parts.—v.i. to cross each other.—n. Intersec′tion, intersecting: (geom.) the point or line in which two lines or two planes cut each other.—adj. Intersec′tional. [L. inter, between, secāre, sectum, to cut.]

Editors Contribution

  1. intersect

    To meet at a point.

    The lines did intersect on the graph.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 3, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intersect in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intersect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of intersect in a Sentence

  1. Hermann Hesse:

    Every man is more than just himself he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way and never again.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    Everybody knows that on every issue, she has a private position and a public. If they intersect, that's nice. But if it doesn't, that's the way she operates.

  3. Haley Moss:

    People with disabilities make up a sizable portion of the population eligible to vote, and it's crucial not to alienate potential voters, disability issues intersect with all other policy proposals and ideas.

  4. Marcelo Claure:

    Ziad is one of the world's most successful and respected government affairs executives with a proven track record managing issues for large global entities where business interests intersect with public policy.

  5. RICARDO(RAS CARDO)SCOTT B.A., M.S.R, J.D.:

    **(C)(p)- THE -P2- INTERSECT= IS WHAT I HAVE RESEARCHED AND NAMED. IT IS THAT POINT WHERE THE FORCES OF POVERTY AND PRIVILEGE CONVERGE AND INTERSECT. THIS HAS NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE, AND I AM STILL WORKING ON IT FOR IT IS REAL. MANY BOOKS WILL HAVE TO BE RE-WRITTEN BECAUSE OF IT.

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