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in·ter·act

 (ĭn′tər-ăkt′)
intr.v. in·ter·act·ed, in·ter·act·ing, in·ter·acts
To act on each other: "More than a dozen variable factors could interact, with their permutations running into the thousands" (Tom Clancy).

interact

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

in•ter•act

(ˌɪn tərˈækt)

v.i.
to act upon one another.
[1740–50]
in`ter•ac′tant, n.

interact


Past participle: interacted
Gerund: interacting

Imperative
interact
interact
Present
I interact
you interact
he/she/it interacts
we interact
you interact
they interact
Preterite
I interacted
you interacted
he/she/it interacted
we interacted
you interacted
they interacted
Present Continuous
I am interacting
you are interacting
he/she/it is interacting
we are interacting
you are interacting
they are interacting
Present Perfect
I have interacted
you have interacted
he/she/it has interacted
we have interacted
you have interacted
they have interacted
Past Continuous
I was interacting
you were interacting
he/she/it was interacting
we were interacting
you were interacting
they were interacting
Past Perfect
I had interacted
you had interacted
he/she/it had interacted
we had interacted
you had interacted
they had interacted
Future
I will interact
you will interact
he/she/it will interact
we will interact
you will interact
they will interact
Future Perfect
I will have interacted
you will have interacted
he/she/it will have interacted
we will have interacted
you will have interacted
they will have interacted
Future Continuous
I will be interacting
you will be interacting
he/she/it will be interacting
we will be interacting
you will be interacting
they will be interacting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been interacting
you have been interacting
he/she/it has been interacting
we have been interacting
you have been interacting
they have been interacting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been interacting
you will have been interacting
he/she/it will have been interacting
we will have been interacting
you will have been interacting
they will have been interacting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been interacting
you had been interacting
he/she/it had been interacting
we had been interacting
you had been interacting
they had been interacting
Conditional
I would interact
you would interact
he/she/it would interact
we would interact
you would interact
they would interact
Past Conditional
I would have interacted
you would have interacted
he/she/it would have interacted
we would have interacted
you would have interacted
they would have interacted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
collude, conspire - act in unison or agreement and in secret towards a deceitful or illegal purpose; "The two companies conspired to cause the value of the stock to fall"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
reach out - attempt to communicate; "I try to reach out to my daughter but she doesn't want to have anything to do with me"
patronise, patronize, condescend - treat condescendingly
communicate - be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas; "He and his sons haven't communicated for years"; "Do you communicate well with your advisor?"
keep in line, control, manipulate - control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage; "She manipulates her boss"; "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"; "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line"; "she keeps in line"
transact - conduct business; "transact with foreign governments"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
marginalise, marginalize - relegate to a lower or outer edge, as of specific groups of people; "We must not marginalize the poor in our society"
combine - join for a common purpose or in a common action; "These forces combined with others"
have - have a personal or business relationship with someone; "have a postdoc"; "have an assistant"; "have a lover"
pay for, invite - have as a guest; "I invited them to a restaurant"
socialise, socialize - take part in social activities; interact with others; "He never socializes with his colleagues"; "The old man hates to socialize"
get in touch, touch base, connect - establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"
foregather, forgather, gather, assemble, meet - collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
relate - have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
fall all over - display excessive love or show excessive gratitude towards; "This student falls all over her former professor when she sees him"
intervene, step in, interfere, interpose - get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; "Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"
affiliate, assort, consort, associate - keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
philander, womanise, womanize - have amorous affairs; of men; "He has been womanizing for years"
Translations
يَتَفاعَل
vzájemně působit
have kontakt med
egymásra hat
verka gagnkvæmt
dialoginissąveikasąveikaujantisveikti vienas kitą
savstarpēji iedarboties
beïnvloedenelkaarentr’acteinteragerentussenspel
vzájomne pôsobiť
etkileşmek

interact

[ˌɪntərˈækt] VIinfluirse mutuamente, interactuar
to interact with sbrelacionarse con algn

interact

[ˌɪntərˈækt] vi
[people] → interagir
to interact with sb → interagir avec qn
[substances, chemicals] → interagir
to interact with sth → interagir avec qch

interact

viaufeinander wirken; (Phys) → wechselwirken; (Psych, Sociol) → interagieren

interact

[ˌɪntərˈækt] viinteragire

interact

(intərˈӕkt) verb
(of two or more people, things etc) to act, or have some effect, on each other.
ˌinterˈaction (-ʃən) noun
ˌinterˈactive (-iv) adjective
allowing a continuous exchange of information between a computer and the person using it, so that the computer can respond immediately to the user's instructions or questions. an interactive system/program; interactive video games.

interact

vi interactuar
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The emphasis of dialogue on multivocality, open-endedness, mutuality, and the co-creation of meaning allows interactants to further explore the complexities of their counterpart's commitment and perspective as well as their own (Black, 2008).
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Thus the politeness researcher needs to pay attention to the discursive struggle of the interactants, the way they either accept formulations as appropriate or enter into an explicit discourse about appropriateness of specific utterances.
Evaluation is an important aspect in communication in any language as it not only functions to express language users' personal feelings, opinions and judgements but also to construct and maintain relations between interactants (Thompson & Hunston, 2000, pp, 8-10), Through evaluation, the speaker/writer can build a particular kind of relationship with the reader/hearer by confirming solidarity with their views or by leading or persuading them towards a certain viewpoint and by fine-tuning the level of certainty in statements.
Although Alexander's focus was on face to face learning where meaning is made amongst interactants through talk, parallels can be found between his dialogic principles and Lemke's research (2002; 2005) which is concerned with meaning making that traverses different modes and media.
And "subject position" refers to the social identity of interactants such as an employer or a waitress.
In a further round of coding, comments were identified as concerning female or male interactants; then concerning the status of the interactant as a colleague of equal or senior status, a student or technician; and an open category for other emerging data.
The principal motivation behind our decision to embark in this project stems from observations pointing to inconsistencies in the norms of emotion communication and processing observed by interactants in Italian, French and Anglo-Australian contexts.
The study of the process of social support has a long history in the communication discipline leading to the conclusion that the exchange of supportive messages has an effect on the psychological well-being of the interactants (Burleson, Albrecht, & Sarason, 1994).
In spoken English, tone choices are used by interactants to establish solidarity and negotiate social roles (Pickering 1999 2010).
Route directions, aka path descriptions or wayfinding instructions are a specific genre of verbal semiosis that involves a three-faceted model (knowledge+discourse+dialog) so that interactants agree on the conceptualization of an itinerary guiding an agent from a starting point to a destination in unfamiliar surroundings Mendes (2003, 2008 (3)).

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