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Definitions for interact
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.


  1. interact

    Interact refers to the action or process of two or more entities, such as people or things, influencing, communicating, or acting upon each other. This interaction could be physical, verbal, or through any other means, and the entities involved could produce a response or effect based on the interaction.

Webster Dictionary

  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

  3. 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. Neal Smith:

    What's interesting is, if you look at the rear T-38, you see these shocks kind of interact in a curve, this is because the trailing T-38 is flying in the wake of the leading aircraft, so the shocks are going to be shaped differently. This data is really going to help us advance our understanding of how these shocks interact.

  2. Gordana Biernat:

    The way we connect and interact with each other defines who we are.

  3. Oliver Sacks:

    The brain is more than an assemblage of autonomous modules, each crucial for a specific mental function. Every one of these functionally specialized areas must interact with dozens or hundreds of others, their total integration creating something like a vastly complicated orchestra with thousands of instruments, an orchestra that conducts itself, with an ever-changing score and repertoire.

  4. David Whelan:

    They have really stuck him out in the middle of nowhere to try and make it as difficult as possible to interact with people, to interact with the media, to get consular support.

  5. Hendrith Smith:

    Systems Design is a vital part of transforming the transportation industry. At Mayflower-Plymouth, we are rethinking the way people and resources interact with methods of transport, and how to achieve the most efficiency and comfort in those interactions.

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