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
With her sister Kate on first base and nobody out, Margaret Landis reacted smartly in a hit-and-run situation.
Mormons reacted to the decision with a wide range of emotions.
So when 2012 Republican nominee for President Mitt Romney rolled up to red carpet, some observers reacted with confusion.
After the Charleston massacre, some Appalachian whites reacted to backlash against the Confederate flag by participating in regional traffic parades of Confederate flags.
European leaders reacted with dismay but determination Tuesday after President Trump announced that the United States would pull out of the nuclear agreement with Iran and impose tough new sanctions.
Bundy reacted by turning his ranch into a stronghold and gathering a ragtag militia who came toting guns and copies of the Constitution.
In November, Lorenzo Flores and Terrie Smith reacted at a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.
Past colleagues and ratings rivals reacted to the news by posting tributes to Weaver on social media.
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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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