Meaning of REACT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ riækt ]
( reacts, reacting, reacted)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
When you react to something that has happened to you, you behave in a particular way because of it.
They reacted violently to the news...
It’s natural to react with disbelief if your child is accused of bullying...
VERB : V to n , V adv / prep , also V
If you react against someone’s way of behaving, you deliberately behave in a different way because you do not like the way they behave.
My father never saved and perhaps I reacted against that.
VERB : V against n
If you react to a substance such as a drug, or to something you have touched, you are affected unpleasantly or made ill by it.
Someone allergic to milk is likely to react to cheese...
VERB : V to n , also V
When one chemical substance reacts with another, or when two chemical substances react , they combine chemically to form another substance.
Calcium reacts with water...
Under normal circumstances, these two gases react readily to produce carbon dioxide and water.
V-RECIP : V with n , pl-n V
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006