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Definition of interact verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    interact

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌɪntərˈækt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈækt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they interact
    BrE BrE//ˌɪntərˈækt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈækt//
     
    he / she / it interacts
    BrE BrE//ˌɪntərˈækts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈækts//
     
    past simple interacted
    BrE BrE//ˌɪntərˈæktɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈæktɪd//
     
    past participle interacted
    BrE BrE//ˌɪntərˈæktɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈæktɪd//
     
    -ing form interacting
    BrE BrE//ˌɪntərˈæktɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈæktɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] interact (with somebody) to communicate with somebody, especially while you work, play or spend time with them Teachers have a limited amount of time to interact with each child. The only thing he interacts with is his computer!
  2. 2[intransitive] interact (with something) if one thing interacts with another, or if two things interact, the two things have an effect on each other Perfume interacts with the skin's natural chemicals.
  3. Extra examples He interacts very well with other children. These devices allow the robot to physically interact with its environment. This hormone interacts closely with other hormones in the body.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: interact