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

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How to say react in sign language?

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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. Unknown:

    Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it

  2. Midfielder Isco:

    De Gea is one of the best in the world, he knows how to react, and we are showing him a lot of love, we have to help him because he helps us a lot, and that's what this group is all about.

  3. Samson Lee:

    The Chinese market is opening very fast and we are facing new regulations almost every six months or every quarter, the banks have to react quite quickly to all these changes. Even for credit structures and bond structures, we're already seeing changes.

  4. Jamie Allen:

    The usual cycle is that investors come along, make recommendations, and the mere fact that it's done publicly often is very off-putting to boards, so their initial reaction is to be very defensive and to react against them, but if the idea is a good one, then quite often the company will start taking them seriously.

  5. Colin Davies:

    The stocks have reacted already, there is a risk that there is another leg down for exposed stocks as actual operations begin to react and become more visible and tangible.

Images & Illustrations of react

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