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Meaning of REACT

Pronunciation:  ree'aktowr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  undergo a chemical reaction; react with another substance under certain conditions; "The hydrogen and the oxygen react"
  2. [v]  show a response or a reaction to something
  3. [v]  act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say"
 

REACT is a 5 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: oppose, respond
 
 See Also: accept, acknowledge, act, act, act on, answer, backfire, backlash, bromate, brominate, buck, change state, explode, follow up on, go against, greet, marvel, move, move, notice, overreact, pursue, stool, treat, turn, wonder

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*act"\, v. t.
    To act or perform a second time; to do over again; as, to
    react a play; the same scenes were reacted at Rome.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Re*act"\, v. i.
    1. To return an impulse or impression; to resist the action
       of another body by an opposite force; as, every body
       reacts on the body that impels it from its natural state.
    
    
    
    2. To act upon each other; to exercise a reciprocal or a
       reverse effect, as two or more chemical agents; to act in
       opposition.
    
    
 

 

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