Visit the forum if you have a language query!

reaction

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Don't worry about your life; what you shall eat, or drink, or the clothing for your body. [Matthew 6:31]
Bible
Jump to: navigation, search
See also réaction

English

Etymology

From re-, again, + action, from Latin actio, noun of action form from perfect passive participle actus, done, from verb agere, do.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
reaction

Plural
{{{1}}}

reaction ({{{1}}})
  1. An action or statement in response to a stimulus or other event
    The announcement of the verdict brought a violent reaction.
    You were in the coutroom. What is your reaction?
    When I last tried to eat strawberries I had a terrible allergic reaction.
  2. (chemistry) A transformation in which one or more substances is converted into another by combination or decomposition
    In this reaction, the acid and base will neutralize each other, producing a salt.

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE