Definitions of react

  1. To act or perform a second time; to do over again; as, to react a play; the same scenes were reacted at Rome. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To act upon each other; to exercise a reciprocal or a reverse effect, as two or more chemical agents; to act in opposition. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To produce effect in return for that received; to act in an opposite manner; to respond to an influence; to exert mutual chemical action. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To act again: to return an impulse: to act mutually upon each other. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To act in return, or mutually. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To act in response, in opposition, or in combination. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. undergo a chemical reaction; react with another substance under certain conditions; "The hydrogen and the oxygen react" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. show a response or a reaction to something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To resist by an opposite force; to resist any influence or power; in chem., to act mutually on each other, as two reagents. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for react

  1. A dog cannot choose to react as a mouse would react – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. She knew that to refuse him, to follow her first impulses, would hurt him; and that would react would hurt her, for her devotion was that sort which would go to any length to make the man of her heart happier. – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus