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1. reaction

noun. ['riːˈækʃən'] (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others.

Synonyms

  • chain reaction
  • saponification
  • aldol reaction
  • displacement
  • photochemical reaction
  • oxidization
  • neutralisation reaction
  • chemical action
  • oxidation
  • chemical change
  • elimination reaction
  • equilibrium
  • neutralisation
  • metathesis
  • displacement reaction
  • decomposition
  • neutralization
  • chemical reaction
  • exothermic reaction
  • endothermic reaction
  • hydrolysis
  • addition reaction
  • reduction
  • decomposition reaction
  • oxidoreduction
  • chemical decomposition reaction
  • oxidisation
  • double decomposition reaction
  • oxidation-reduction
  • redox
  • neutralization reaction
  • double decomposition
  • chemical equilibrium
  • reducing

Antonyms

  • careful
  • failing
  • running
  • unsatisfactory

Etymology

  • reaction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reactio (Latin)

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  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • traction
  • inaction
  • fraction
  • faction

2. reaction

noun. ['riːˈækʃən'] an idea evoked by some experience.

Synonyms

  • idea

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis

Etymology

  • reaction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reactio (Latin)

3. reaction

noun. ['riːˈækʃən'] a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • immune response
  • kinesis
  • immune reaction
  • transfusion reaction
  • activity
  • psychogalvanic response
  • electrical skin response
  • bodily function
  • reflex action
  • bodily process
  • learned response
  • double take
  • body process
  • inborn reflex
  • rebound
  • unconditioned reflex
  • GSR
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • Tarchanoff phenomenon
  • automatism
  • immunologic response
  • galvanic skin response
  • reflex response
  • taxis
  • passage
  • tropism
  • innate reflex
  • passing
  • overreaction
  • response
  • learned reaction
  • electrodermal response
  • Fere phenomenon

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink

Etymology

  • reaction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reactio (Latin)

4. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] a component that is added to something to improve it.

Synonyms

  • annexe
  • element
  • afterthought
  • annex
  • extension
  • component
  • additive
  • improver
  • add-on
  • wing
  • elongation
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • nonlinear
  • stay in place
  • construction
  • misconstruction

5. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] the act of adding one thing to another.

Synonyms

  • retrofit
  • increase
  • fluoridisation
  • step-up
  • fluoridation

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • software
  • curve
  • decolonize

6. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] a quantity that is added.

Synonyms

  • increase
  • indefinite quantity
  • accretion

Antonyms

  • decrescendo
  • depreciate
  • take away
  • minimization

7. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area.

Synonyms

  • suburban area
  • suburbia

Antonyms

  • de-escalate
  • reduce
  • minimize

8. addition

noun. ['əˈdɪʃən'] the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers.

Synonyms

  • summation
  • arithmetic operation

Antonyms

  • contraction
  • shortness
  • flexion

9. reaction

noun. ['riːˈækʃən'] doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like.

Synonyms

  • resistance
  • opposition

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • question
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • reaction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reactio (Latin)

10. reaction

noun. ['riːˈækʃən'] extreme conservatism in political or social matters.

Synonyms

  • conservatism

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • reaction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reactio (Latin)
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