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reciprocal

re·cip·ro·cal

reciprocal

 
 
pronunciation:
r sI pr kl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: involving an exchange, as of feelings, actions, or things, between two parties; mutual.
He cared for her, and he hoped his and her feelings were reciprocal.The two libraries have reciprocal agreements.
synonyms:
mutual
similar words:
alternate, bilateral, corresponding, matching, requited, return
definition 2: in mathematics, of a quantity divided into one.
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part of speech: noun
definition: in mathematics, the quantity resulting when another quantity is divided into one.
The reciprocal of five is one fifth.
derivations: reciprocally (adv.), reciprocality (n.)