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
This prompts Simon to finally come out to his parents, who react on a spectrum of acceptance.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle reacts after scoring during the first quarter against the Miami Heat at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Thursday, March 1, 2018.
But the Supreme Court disagreed, saying the officers reacted reasonably because Mendez was holding a gun.
Stan Van Gundy reacts to the Pistons' 110-79 loss in Utah on Tuesday, March 13.
Head coach Shaka Smart of the Texas Longhorns reacts from the bench during the first round of the Big 12 Basketball Tournament against the Iowa State Cyclones at the Sprint Center on March 7, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Best name: Talbott Denny Dec 20, 2013; Salem, VA, USA; UW-Whitewater head coach Lance Leipold reacts on the sidelines in the first quarter at Salem Stadium.
In this op-ed, writer and activist Danielle Campoamor reacts to the news that fellow activist Alejandra Pablos was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement on March 7.
Axel Eggert, director general of the European Steel Association Eurofer, reacts to President Donald Trump’s impending steel tariff and discusses options for the EU to deal with the measure.
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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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