What does react mean?

Definitions for react
riˈæktre·act

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. react, respond(verb)

    show a response or a reaction to something

  2. react, oppose(verb)

    act against or in opposition to

    "She reacts negatively to everything I say"

  3. react(verb)

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

    "The hydrogen and the oxygen react"

Wiktionary

  1. react(Verb)

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

  2. react(Verb)

    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. react(Verb)

    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. React(verb)

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

  2. React(verb)

    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. React(verb)

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    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

How to say react in sign language?

  1. react

Numerology

  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. Shawn Gourley:

    Anytime that we get scared, we react. They do the same thing.

  2. Ani Difranco, Letter to a John:

    We barely have time to react in this world, let alone rehearse.

  3. Anders Samuelsen:

    I believe the EU needs to react to Russia's aggressive behavior.

  4. Thaddeus Golas:

    What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.

  5. Gloria Anzaldua:

    The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

Images & Illustrations of react

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