interactive

play
adjective in·ter·ac·tive \ˌin-tər-ˈak-tiv\

Definition of interactive

  1. 1 :  mutually or reciprocally active

  2. 2 :  involving the actions or input of a user; especially :  of, relating to, or being a two-way electronic communication system (such as a telephone, cable television, or a computer) that involves a user's orders (as for information or merchandise) or responses (as to a poll)

interactively

adverb

interactivity

play \ˌin-tər-ak-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

1832

First Known Use of interactive

1832

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INTERACTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

interactive

play
adjective in·ter·ac·tive \ˌin-tər-ˈak-tiv\

Definition of interactive for English Language Learners

  • : designed to respond to the actions, commands, etc., of a user

  • : requiring people to talk with each other or do things together


INTERACTIVE Defined for Kids

interactive

play
adjective in·ter·ac·tive \ˌin-tər-ˈak-tiv\

Definition of interactive for Students

  1. :  designed to be used in a way that involves the frequent participation of a user interactive Web sites

interactively

adverb


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