Examples of react in a Sentence
When I told her what happened, she reacted with anger.
I didn't expect him to react that way.
The firefighters reacted quickly when they heard the alarm.
He reacted badly to the drug.
Recent Examples of react from the Web
Hollywood street signs named after Confederate generals Hollywood residents react to the city possibly changing its street signs named after Confederate generals.
FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump reacts before speaking at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix.
Former Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser reacts to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks at the Fed's annual summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
When an onion is sliced, these sacs rupture, releasing the allinase which then reacts with the onion's amino acids to create sulfenic acid.
Do islands within an island react against those impulses or embrace them with extra fervor?
That is not how those in attendance reacted, describing it as profound moment in a fractious relationship.
Now, in an interview with Vicky Ward in the Huffington Post, Scaramucci has reacted to his departure from the Trump administration, and told his side of the story about how his work affected his personal life.
While thousands of people reacted to the tweet, some even included their own opinions about the controversy.
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REACT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of react for English Language Learners
: to behave or change in a particular way when something happens, is said, etc.
of a chemical substance : to change after coming into contact with another substance
medical : to be affected by a drug, food, etc., in usually a bad way
REACT Defined for Kids
Definition of react for Students
- Firefighters reacted quickly to the situation.
- Workers reacted against unfair treatment.
- Acids react with bases to form salt.
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