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verb [intransitive] interact pronunciation in American English /ˌɪntərˈækt/
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present tense
present participleinteracting
past tenseinteracted
past participleinteracted
  1. 1
    if two or more people interact, or if one person interacts with another, they communicate with one another and react to one another, often while performing an activity together
    interact with:

    In large classes, children feel that they cannot interact with the teacher.

  2. 2
    if two or more things interact, or if one thing interacts with another, they affect or change one another in some way

    Researchers want to know how these gases interact.


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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