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

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

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