React meaning

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To act in opposition.
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To cause (a substance or substances) to undergo a reaction.
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To act in return or reciprocally.
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To act in a reverse way; go back to a former condition, stage, etc.
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To respond to a stimulus; be affected by some influence, event, etc.
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(chem.) To act with another substance in producing a chemical change.
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To cause to react; specif., to produce a chemical change in.
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To act in response to a stimulus.
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To undergo a chemical reaction.
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To act in response to or under the influence of a stimulus or prompting.

Reacted strongly to the sarcastic tone of the memorandum.

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To act in opposition to a former condition or act.

Composers who reacted against romanticism.

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To act reciprocally or in return.
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(chemistry) To undergo a reaction.

Methane reacts with hydroxyl to produce formaldehyde.

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React is defined as to respond to something, or to act in opposition to something.

An example of react is for a person to quickly pull his hand away after accidentally touching a hot stove.

An example of react is for a government body to pass a bill to stop an action that is currently going on in the community.

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To act or perform a second time; to do over again; to reenact.

To react a play; the same scenes were reacted at Rome.

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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.
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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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