Definition of interact in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪntərˈakt/


[no object]
1Act in such a way as to have an effect on each other: all the stages in the process interact
More example sentences
  • Conceptual models are provided that show how these concepts interact with each other.
  • In general, they regulate how cells interact with each other and with the extra-cellular matrix.
  • Holistic medicine considers the whole body and takes the approach that all systems interact with each other.
1.1Communicate or be involved directly: the user interacts directly with the library people who interact daily
More example sentences
  • A lot of Rosemary's work involves learning about and interacting with the local community's cultural diversity.
  • Children with autism have difficulty using their imagination, communicating or interacting.
  • Instead, modern technology will allow consumers and artists to interact directly.



adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • The first section deals with what might be termed ‘traditional’ or ‘more general’ forms of chat, where the interactants are either physically (face-to-face) or acoustically copresent.
  • Internet is a network, linking interactants across space and time, not a ‘thing’ or set of computers communicating autonomously without human actors.
  • A third source of success is the professional knowledge and skill of the interactants which not only enable interaction to proceed but to do so toward professional goals.

Words that rhyme with interact

abreact, abstract, act, attract, bract, compact, contract, counteract, diffract, enact, exact, extract, fact, humpbacked, impact, matter-of-fact, pact, protract, redact, refract, retroact, subcontract, subtract, tact, tract, transact, unbacked, underact, untracked

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Line breaks: inter|act

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