What does react mean?

Definitions for react
riˈæktre·act

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. react, respondverb

    show a response or a reaction to something

  2. react, opposeverb

    act against or in opposition to

    "She reacts negatively to everything I say"

  3. reactverb

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

    "The hydrogen and the oxygen react"

Wiktionary

  1. reactverb

    To act or perform a second time; to do over again; as, to react a play; the same scenes were reacted at Rome.

  2. reactverb

    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.

  3. reactverb

    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

  1. Reactverb

    to act or perform a second time; to do over again; as, to react a play; the same scenes were reacted at Rome

  2. Reactverb

    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

  3. Reactverb

    to act upon each other; to exercise a reciprocal or a reverse effect, as two or more chemical agents; to act in opposition

Freebase

  1. React

    React is Erick Sermon's fifth album. It received mediocre critical and commercial success despite featuring the single "React" which was a Rhythmic Top 40 and Billboard Hot 100 hit. John Bush of Allmusic describes it as being a "hardcore follow-up to his 2001 crossover hit Music" as well as commenting on its "dark tone" and "raw raps".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. React

    rē-akt′, v.t. to act anew.—v.i. to return an impulse in the opposite direction: to act mutually on each other.—n. Reac′tion, action resisting other action: mutual action: backward tendency from revolution, reform, or progress.—adj Reac′tionary, for or implying reaction.—n. one who attempts to reverse political action.—n. Reac′tionist.—adj Reac′tive.—adv. Reac′tively.—ns. Reac′tiveness, Reactiv′ity.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'react' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4415

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'react' in Verbs Frequency: #611

Anagrams for react »

  1. caret, cater, crate, recta, trace

  2. Crate

  3. Recta

  4. Trace

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of react in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of react in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of react in a Sentence

  1. RVM:

    Things will happen. You can't stop them from happening, but you can control your reaction from making things worse. React Positively. Live Happily. -RVM

  2. Bruce Zaro:

    The trump card remains the Fed and how the markets are going to react to that.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Joe Biden seems to have tremendous support in the African-American community. But it's for them to decide, it's not for me to make a judgment as to how they're going to react to him.

  4. Petra Kvitova:

    I really didn't know how the hand would react to playing tennis and even if I could hold the racket, i was just working hard, being patient and being positive about it. I really didn't know how everything would turn out.

  5. President Rouhani:

    Criticism should not be responded to with beheading, ... We hope that European countries, which always react to issues of human rights, would act on their human rights-related obligations in this case, too.

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