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Synonyms for react

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. react, respond(verb)

    show a response or a reaction to something

    respond, reply, oppose, answer

  2. react, oppose(verb)

    act against or in opposition to

    "She reacts negatively to everything I say"

    respond, oppose, counterbalance, defend, pit, fight, fight back, play off, contradict, match, fight down, controvert

  3. react(verb)

    undergo a chemical reaction; react with another substance under certain conditions

    "The hydrogen and the oxygen react"

    respond, oppose

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. react

    recoil, result, counteract, rebound

    act, influence, strike, impress

Editors Contribution

  1. responding variable

    when something responds it reacts

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. react(v. a.)

    repeat, re-enact, perform again, act again

  2. react(v. n.)

    recoil, rebound, fly back, spring back

  3. react(v. n.)

    act reciprocally

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. react(v)

    repeat, resist, oppose, rebound, recoil

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    respond, responding, cross-react

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. REACT

    Rapid Early Action for Coronary Treatment

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  1. Lochlainn Wilson:

    Eye-tracking is game-changing in VR. It allows for much more complex and subtle interaction than has been possible previously. By knowing exactly where the user is looking, characters in virtual reality can react to your gaze and return it naturally or avoid it or respond or question.

  2. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    That is why we ... agreed to be in close touch with each other via the foreign ministries or other organizations. I think that is the right way to react initially.

  3. Jonathan Suffolk:

    If a performer jumps a few lines, the system will react, it will take a second or two but the system will react and it will recognize where it is.

  4. Wang Yiwei:

    China feels this is unprofessional and has been upset by it, generally China wouldn't react so intensely, but this man has gone too far.

  5. The CERT-UK spokesman:

    It is testing how we would react to 'x' scenario, how would our colleagues in the U.S. react to the same, (and) how would we then coordinate communications with each other, to the sector and within the sector, there will be no testing of cash machines coming down, banks coming down or anything like that.

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