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interact

[in-ter-akt] /ˌɪn tərˈækt/
verb (used without object)
1.
to act one upon another.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; inter- + act
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  • Plants get watered by hand so he can interact with them and monitor their growth.
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British Dictionary definitions for interact

interact

/ˌɪntərˈækt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to act on or in close relation with each other
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Word Origin and History for interact
v.

"to act on each other," 1805, from inter- + act (v.). Related: Interacted; interacting.

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