Definition of React in English :

Define React in English

React meaning in English

Meaning of React in English

Pronunciation of React in English

React pronunciation in English

Pronounce React in English


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1. react, respond

show a response or a reaction to something

2. oppose, react

act against or in opposition to

Example Sentences:
'She reacts negatively to everything I say'

3. react

undergo a chemical reaction; react with another substance under certain conditions

Example Sentences:
'The hydrogen and the oxygen react'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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1. (intr; foll by to, upon, etc)
(of a person or thing) to act in response to another person, a stimulus, etc, or (of two people or things) to act together in a certain way
2. (intransitive; foll by against)
to act in an opposing or contrary manner
3. (intransitive) physics
to exert an equal force in the opposite direction to an acting force
4. chemistry
to undergo or cause to undergo a chemical reaction

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verb intransitive
to act in return or reciprocally
to act in opposition
to act in a reverse way; go back to a former condition, stage, etc.
to respond to a stimulus; be affected by some influence, event, etc.
5.  Chemistry
to act with another substance in producing a chemical change
verb transitive
to cause to react; specif., to produce a chemical change in

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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v. re·act·ed, re·act·ing, re·acts
1. To act in response to or under the influence of a stimulus or prompting: reacted strongly to the sarcastic tone of the memorandum.
2. To act in opposition to a former condition or act: composers who reacted against romanticism.
3. To act reciprocally or in return.
4. Chemistry To undergo a reaction: Methane reacts with hydroxyl to produce formaldehyde.
To cause (a substance or substances) to undergo a reaction.

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