interact

[in-ter-akt]

verb (used without object)

to act one upon another.

Nearby words

  1. inter-war,
  2. inter.,
  3. interabang,
  4. interac,
  5. interacinous,
  6. interactant,
  7. interaction,
  8. interactionism,
  9. interactive,
  10. interactive engineering

Origin of interact

First recorded in 1740–50; inter- + act

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British Dictionary definitions for interact

interact

verb

(intr) to act on or in close relation with each other
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Word Origin and History for interact

interact

v.

"to act on each other," 1805, from inter- + act (v.). Related: Interacted; interacting.

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