Definition of interact in US English:

interact

verb

[no object]
  • Act in such a way as to have an effect on another; act reciprocally.

    ‘all the stages in the process interact’
    ‘the user interacts directly with the library’
    • ‘Everyones' universes interact by a process similar to quantum interference.’
    • ‘Alcohol interacts with fatigue and increases its effects, just like drinking on an empty stomach.’
    • ‘Spike Lyne's lighting interacts with the set to create stunning effects.’
    • ‘Oxytocin had profound effects on the brain, changing the way nerves interacted and altering the brain's physical structure.’
    • ‘Titanium also interacts with sulphur and can have a beneficial effect on the shape of sulphide inclusions.’
    • ‘Certainly, ratio value and rate of responding may have interacted with motivation to produce behavioral effects.’
    • ‘The process of integration has interacted with, and received much impetus from, developments at the global level.’
    • ‘That is, the direction of a variable's effect does nor typically change as it interacts with other variables.’
    • ‘Once a trader understands the process of how price interacts and changes, he or she can exploit it more easily.’
    • ‘We performed some simple tests to see how many sound sources interacted together.’
    • ‘What all of these songs have in common is the way that rhythm interacts interestingly with melody to produce a hypnotic effect.’
    • ‘Ergonomics is the means and processes we use to do our work, and how the human body interacts with those processes and equipment.’
    • ‘Holistic medicine considers the whole body and takes the approach that all systems interact with each other.’
    • ‘None the less, we note that policy substance and policy process interact.’
    • ‘In general, they regulate how cells interact with each other and with the extra-cellular matrix.’
    • ‘Conceptual models are provided that show how these concepts interact with each other.’
    affect, influence, exert influence on, act on, work on, condition, touch, have an impact on, impact on, take hold of, attack, infect, strike, strike at, hit
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Pronunciation

interact

/ˌin(t)ərˈakt//ˌɪn(t)ərˈækt/