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interact

[ in-ter-akt ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈækt /
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verb (used without object)

to act one upon another: A person's microbiome and immune system may interact in ways that promote inflammation.
to communicate, work, or participate in an activity with someone or something: a boss who seldom interacts with employees; a user interacting with a computer program.

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Origin of interact

First recorded in 1740–50; inter- + act
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British Dictionary definitions for interact

interact
/ (ˌɪntərˈækt) /

verb

(intr) to act on or in close relation with each other
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