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See also: React and reäct




react (third-person singular simple present reacts, present participle reacting, simple past and past participle reacted)

  1. (transitive) To act or perform a second time; to do over again; to reenact.
    to react a play; the same scenes were reacted at Rome
  2. (physics) To return an impulse or impression; to resist the action of another body by an opposite force
    Every body reacts on the body that impels it from its natural state.
  3. (chemistry, intransitive) To act upon each other; to exercise a reciprocal or a reverse effect, as two or more chemical agents; to act in opposition.
  4. (chemistry, transitive) To cause chemical agents to react; to cause one chemical agent to react with another.

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