Definitions for interactiveˌɪn tərˈæk tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•ter•ac•tiveˌɪn tərˈæk tɪv(adj.)

  1. acting upon one another.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. (of a computer or program) characterized by immediate two-way communication between a source of information and a user, who can initiate or respond to queries.

    Category: Computers, Telegraphy and Telephony

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. synergistic, interactive(adj)

    used especially of drugs or muscles that work together so the total effect is greater than the sum of the two (or more)

  2. interactional, interactive(adj)

    capable of acting on or influencing each other

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. interactive(adjective)ˌɪn tərˈæk tɪv

    communicating in a way that allows each person to have an effect on the other

    an interactive approach to teaching

  2. interactiveˌɪn tərˈæk tɪv

    (of computers and software) allowing two-way communication between person and computer

    an interactive music system in the car


  1. interactive(Noun)

    A feature (as in a museum) that can be interacted with.

  2. interactive(Adjective)

    Acting with each other.

    Two interactive systems.

  3. interactive(Adjective)

    Responding to the user.

    Interactive user interface


  1. Interactive

    Interactive is a German electronic music group, founded in 1990. They are best known for their single "Who is Elvis", and their cover version of Alphaville's, "Forever Young".

Translations for interactive

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


allowing a continuous exchange of information between a computer and the person using it, so that the computer can respond immediately to the user's instructions or questions

an interactive system/program; interactive video games.

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