Definition of 'react'
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There are two ways of reacting to this. Times, Sunday Times (2016) People tend to react to the prospect of losing the race against the machine with terror. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He may react badly but he deserves to know. The Sun (2016)From the past week there was a lesson in why people react in different ways to similar stories. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the Serb reacted fastest to force the rebound over the line. The Sun (2016) People react differently when scared, so you have to be careful in case they lash out. The Sun (2016)If you accuse him, he is likely to react badly and you will probably be the loser. The Sun (2017)Two minutes from the end of normal time the forward was shown a straight red card for reacting angrily to a challenge from Lascelles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Wolves midfielder reacted angrily, sparking a shoving match as players from both sides got involved. The Sun (2016)The player reacted badly and was sent off for kicking an opponent in the second half. The Sun (2013)You react calmly to changes at work and show what you can really do. The Sun (2014)Are you reacting with added force because of those memories? Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are so many theories being bandied around as to why young people reacted as they did. Times, Sunday Times (2011)MPs have reacted angrily to the plans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You are the only one who has reacted this way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But of course these were not the only reasons why she behaved and reacted as she did. The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History (2007)You both reacted in different ways to what was clearly a really tough period of strain. The Sun (2014)Great for sensitive mitts which may react badly to drying soaps. The Sun (2015)They had informed the police who had reacted calmly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some people react to the flushing experience more strongly than others. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)When he feels stress he reacts in the one way he knows. The Sun (2012)When she refused he reacted in that way. The Sun (2007)He reacted calmly and helped the thief load his donkey with the objects from his cell. Christianity Today (2000)How would people react to something like this? The Sun (2013)The activists reacted angrily and one had to be restrained. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is the chemical that reacts with the amino acids in the skin to make us look tanned. The Sun (2012)Legal experts reacted angrily to the move yesterday because of the amount of time and money spent on the case. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The percentage of patients reacting to chemicals increases year by year as the quality of the environment as a whole declines. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)Governments are being forced to react. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last week in frustration he threw a book at the wall and she reacted badly and had her dad pick her up. The Sun (2009)It's music that forces people to react to it, and often react badly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'react'
British English: react /rɪˈækt/ VERB
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.
- American English: react
- Arabic: يَتَفَاعَلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: reagir
- Chinese: 起反应
- Croatian: reagirati
- Czech: reagovat
- Danish: reagere
- Dutch: reageren
- European Spanish: reaccionar
- Finnish: reagoida
- French: réagir
- German: reagieren
- Greek: αντιδρώ
- Italian: reagire
- Japanese: 反応する
- Korean: 반응하다
- Norwegian: reagere
- Polish: zareagować
- European Portuguese: reagir
- Romanian: a reacționa
- Russian: реагировать
- Spanish: reaccionar
- Swedish: reagera
- Thai: มีปฏิกิริยา
- Turkish: tepki göstermek
- Ukrainian: реагувати
- Vietnamese: phản ứng
Definition of react from the Collins English Dictionary
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