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Verb: react  ree'akt
  1. Show a response or a reaction to something
    - respond, reply
     
  2. Act against or in opposition to
    "She reacts negatively to everything I say";
    - oppose
     
  3. (chemistry) undergo a chemical reaction; react with another substance under certain conditions
    "The hydrogen and the oxygen react"

Derived forms: reacting, reacts, reacted

Type of: act, change state, move, turn

Encyclopedia: React