Meaning of REACTION in English


n. 1 response, reply, answer, effect, feedback Did you get any reaction when you told her I had been arrested? Her reaction was to turn over and go back to sleep 2 repulsion, resistance, counteraction, counterbalance, compensation A rocket derives forward thrust by reaction against its own exhaust, hence can operate in a vacuum 3 retaliation, reciprocation, reprisal, revenge He shot her in reaction to her announcement that she was leaving him

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