Definition of Reciprocal:

  1. Inversely related.

  2. (of an agreement or obligation) bearing on or binding each of two parties equally.

  3. Number or expression resulting from dividing 1 by a given number or expression except 0.

  4. A pronoun or verb expressing mutual action or relationship, e.g. each other, fight.

  5. (of a course or bearing) differing from a given course or bearing by 180 degrees.

  6. A mathematical expression or function so related to another that their product is one; the quantity obtained by dividing the number one by a given quantity.

  7. Given, felt, or done in return.

  8. (of a quantity or function) related to another so that their product is one.

  9. Relationship in which an act or movement of one party is met (or countered) with a corresponding act or movement of the other.

Synonyms of Reciprocal

Mutual, Common, Shared, Joint, Corresponding, Correlative, Give-and-take, Exchanged, Complementary, Algorismic, Algorithmic, Aliquot, Ally, Alter ego, Alternate, Analogon, Analogous, Analogue, Answering, Associate, Associated, Back-and-forth, Beating, Brother, Cardinal, Changeable, Circling, Close copy, Close match, Coacting, Coactive, Coadjutant, Coadjuvant, Coefficient, Coequal, Cognate, Collaborative, Collective, Collectivist, Collectivistic, Collusive, Combined, Commensal, Common, Communal, Communalist, Communalistic, Communist, Communistic, Communitarian, Commutable, Commutative, Commutual, Companion, Compensatory, Complement, Complemental, Complementary, Concerted, Concordant, Concurrent, Concurring, Congenator, Congener, Conjoint, Conniving, Convertible, Cooperant, Cooperating, Cooperative, Coordinate, Correlate, Correlative, Correspondent, Corresponding, Counterpart, Cyclic, Decimal, Differential, Digital, Double, Duplicate, Ecumenic, Epochal, Equal, Equalizing, Equipollent, Equivalent, Even, Every other, Exchanged, Exponential, Fellow, Figural, Figurate, Figurative, Finite, Fractional, General, Give-and-take, Harmonious, Harmonized, Homologous, Image, Imaginary, Impair, Impossible, In common, Infinite, Integral, Interchangeable, Interchanged, Intermittent, Irrational, Isochronal, Joint, Kindred spirit, Like, Likeness, Logarithmic, Logometric, Match, Mate, Measured, Metronomic, Mutual, Near duplicate, Negative, Noncompetitive, Numeral, Numerary, Numerative, Numeric, Obverse, Odd, Ordinal, Oscillatory, Pair, Parallel, Pendant, Periodical, Permutable, Picture, Popular, Positive, Possible, Prime, Public, Pulsing, Punitive, Radical, Rational, Real, Reciprocating, Reciprocative, Recompensing, Recompensive, Recurrent, Recurring, Reparative, Restitutive, Retaliative, Retaliatory, Retributive, Retributory, Returnable, Rhythmic, Rotary, Seasonal, Second self, Seesaw, Serial, Shared, Similitude, Simulacrum, Sine wave, Sister, Social, Socialistic, Societal, Soul mate, Standard, Steady, Submultiple, Such, Suchlike, Surd, Swapped, Switched, Symbiotic, Synergetic, Synergic, Synergistic, Tally, Tantamount, The like of, The likes of, To-and-fro, Traded, Transcendental, Transposed, Twin, Uncompetitive, Undulant, Undulatory, Up-and-down, Wavelike, Wheeling, Felt in return, Given in return, Corresponding

How to use Reciprocal in a sentence?

  1. In English, we often omit the ‘each other’, but in Italian, when the action is shared among two or more people and re-directed amongst them, then the reciprocal should be used.
  2. We still have their reciprocal tables going up to the reciprocals of numbers up to several billion.
  3. She was hoping for some reciprocal comment or gesture.
  4. The treaty is a bilateral commitment with reciprocal rights and duties.
  5. In math class, I really disliked all the variables and I could not stand the reciprocal because it confused me a lot.
  6. He took up a reciprocal heading and dropped down to 2,000 ft.
  7. Knowing what the potential reciprocal data will tell you about a project can help you figure out how to best proceed.
  8. The reciprocal inhibition that the muscles engaged in was a vital point of contention for the personal trainer to explain to the staff.
  9. The compressibility is the reciprocal of the bulk modulus.

Meaning of Reciprocal & Reciprocal Definition