React

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Definition

to react: to respond, to behave
verb
He didn't react very well to my comments. He responded badly when I told him what I thought.

Examples

  • "One wonders how the company's CEO, Bruno Delavigne will react to this latest fiasco."
  • "How did Ivana react to what we've discussed?"
  • "All of them reacted very positively and there were no complaints."
  • "How are you going to react to the experience?"
  • "'The protesters have peaceful intentions, but will react violently if provoked by fascist riot police."
  • "The stock market seems to be reacting as well: Delavigne shares have risen 7 and three-quarter points since yesterday's announcement."
  • "The first twenty four hours following an event like this are critical, so we need to react quickly."

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