interaction

noun in·ter·ac·tion \ ˌin-tər-ˈak-shən \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of interaction

: mutual or reciprocal action or influence

interactional

play \ˌin-tər-ˈak-shnəl, -shə-nᵊl\ adjective

Examples of interaction in a Sentence

  1. she guessed from the friendly interaction that they were close to the other parents in the organization

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First Known Use of interaction

1832


INTERACTION Defined for Kids

interaction

noun in·ter·ac·tion \ ˌin-tər-ˈak-shən \

Definition of interaction for Students

1 : the act of talking or doing things with other people
  • Board games encourage interaction.
2 : the action or influence of things on one another
  • interaction of the heart and lungs

Medical Dictionary

interaction

noun in·ter·ac·tion \ ˌint-ə-ˈrak-shən \

medical Definition of interaction

: mutual or reciprocal action or influence
  • interaction of the heart and lungs

interactional

play \-shnəl, -shən-ᵊl\ adjective


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