HyperDic: react

English > 3 senses of the word react:
VERBcognitionreact, respondshow a response or a reaction to something
socialreact, opposeact against or in opposition to
changereactundergo a chemical reaction
react > pronunciation
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English > react: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningshow a response or a reaction to something.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something ----s to somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Narroweracceptreact favorably to
acceptBe sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal
accept, consent, go forGive an affirmative reply to
answerrespond to a signal
answerreact to a stimulus or command
bristlereact in an offended or angry manner
explodeshow a violent emotional reaction
flip, flip outReact in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
greetreact to in a certain way
notice, acknowledgeExpress recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
overreactshow an exaggerated response to something
refuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
resist, reject, refuseresist immunologically the introduction of some foreign / foreign tissue or organ
respondrespond favorably or as hoped
stoolreact to a decoy, of wildfowl
treatRegard or consider in a specific way
wonder, marvelBe amazed at
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishcontestar, reaccionar, responder
Catalancontestar, reaccionar, respondre
Adjectivesreactivereacting to a stimulus
Nounsreactiona bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
reactiona response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude
English > react: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningact against or in opposition to.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"She reacts negatively to everything I say"
Narrowerbuck, go againstresist
pursue, follow up on, act oncarry further or advance
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishoponerse a, oponer, reaccionar
English > react: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningUndergo a chemical reaction; react with another substance under certain conditions.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The hydrogen and the oxygen react"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Narrowerbromate, brominatereact with bromine
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Adjectivesreactiveparticipating readily in reactions
Nounsreactanta chemical substance that is present at the start of a chemical reaction
reaction(chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others

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