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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To REACTverb

    To return the impulse or impression.

    Etymology: re and act.

    The lungs being the chief instrument of sanguification, and acting strongly upon the chyle to bring it to an animal fluid, must be reacted upon as strongly. Arbuthnot.

    Cut off your hand, and you may do
    With t’ other hand the work of two;
    Because the soul her power contracts,
    And on the brother limb reacts. Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies.

Wikipedia

  1. React

    React is the lead single from Erick Sermons fifth studio album, React. The song was produced by Just Blaze and featured Sermon's fellow Def Squad member Redman. The song appears on the soundtrack to the 2003 film, Honey, and in the 2003 video game, NBA Street Vol. 2. "React" became Sermon's second top-40 hit, reaching No. 36 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song sampled the Sahir Ludhianvi written song "Chandhi Ka Badan", which was performed by Meena Kapoor, on the song's hook. The translation of the sampled line is "If someone wants to commit suicide, so what can you do?" to which Sermon responds "Whatever she said, then I'm that". The use of the sample drew criticism from the Hindi-speaking community.

ChatGPT

  1. react

    React refers to responding or acting in a particular way as a result of stimulus or input. This can relate to various contexts from chemical reactions, where substances change into different substances, to psychological responses to certain situations or events.

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

Wikidata

  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

  2. cater

  3. crate

  4. recta

  5. trace

  6. carte

  7. creat

  8. creta

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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. Tom Mitchell:

    I started feeling better, and I felt the baby react, and she continued praying, and that baby started coming back.

  2. Linda Hartke:

    If ISIS had hoped that their attacks in Paris would provoke the United States and its allies to react with small-minded panic, some governors are helping them get their wish.

  3. Grant Malinowski:

    It’s not like a fire where they can see the fire building and getting closer. This is instantaneous. It just happens and It’s too late for you to react to it.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I, of course, shared my perspective and opinion. It aligned with his own. I think it would be, have to be -- I think it would be very hard as a human being to see the images that we saw and not react and not be very shaken to the core. That said, and while I expressed that sentiment, as a leader of a country, you can't make decisions based on emotion alone, and his decision was incredibly well informed and advised at every level, i'm proud of the action he took, how decisive he was, and the clear message he sent that heinous attacks of this nature using chemical weapons will not be condoned by the United States.

  5. Joe Taravella:

    Dr. Joe Taravella, a licensed clinical psychologist at New York University Langone Medical Center’s Rusk Rehabilitation, told FoxNews.com. It’s when those fears turn into phobias that trouble begins. When we have a phobia, it's a very significant and intense fear, so, take that fear and multiply it by 100 and, it is so intense that people sometimes feel like they're having a panic attack, they're going to die. Some research has found that as many as one in 10 people suffer from a severe weather-related phobia. Experts agree that one of the best steps you can take to lessen anxiety is to make a plan — the logic being that you ca n’t change the weather, but you can change the way you react to it.

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