What does interact mean?

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ˌɪn tərˈæktin·ter·act

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interactverb

    act together or towards others or with others

    "He should interact more with his colleagues"


  1. interactnoun

    A short act or piece between others, as in a play; an interlude; hence, intermediate employment or time.

  2. interactverb

    To act upon each other; as, two agents mutually interact.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interactnoun

    a short act or piece between others, as in a play; an interlude; hence, intermediate employment or time

    Etymology: [Pref. inter- + act. Cf. Entr'acte.]

  2. Interactverb

    to act upon each other; as, two agents mutually interact

    Etymology: [Pref. inter- + act. Cf. Entr'acte.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interact

    in-tėr-akt′, n. a short piece in a play acted between the principal pieces: the interval between the acts of a drama.—v.i. to act on one another.—n. Interac′tion, action between bodies, mutual action.—adj. Interac′tive.

Editors Contribution

  1. interact

    To acknowledge and communicate with a human being or animal.

    They did interact in the streets as its common sense to interact with your fellow human beings.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  
  2. interact

    To share a form of communication or action.

    Its a beautiful thing to interact with other human beings or animals.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 12, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interact in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of interact in a Sentence

  1. Christian Gumpold:

    What we are attempting to do is to create a living space where exterior and interior interact in harmony.

  2. Veronica Escobar:

    There's going to come a time when families just you know need to be in a normal community, not on a military installation where they can go to a grocery store, where they can interact with the greater community and enjoy amenities in a greater community and go to work.

  3. Philipp Heck:

    Some of these cosmic rays interact with the matter and form new elements, and the longer they get exposed, the more those elements form. I compare this with putting out a bucket in a rainstorm. Assuming the rainfall is constant, the amount of water that accumulates in the bucket tells you how long it was exposed.

  4. Robert Francis:

    Every day a U.S. ship is down here, we interact with the Chinese.

  5. Managing Director Robert Brumley:

    You can bring new things to have them stressed, break them, and find out the laws of unintended consequences, this should become like a magnet where people with ideas and technologies come, and not just test but interact.

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