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reciprocate

re·cip·ro·cate

reciprocate

 
 
pronunciation:
r sI pr keIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reciprocated, reciprocates, reciprocating
definition 1: to give (feelings or things) in return.
She reciprocated his passion.
synonyms:
exchange, interchange, return, trade
similar words:
bandy, complement, repay, requite, swap
definition 2: to exchange.
similar words:
exchange, trade
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to make an effort, gesture, or gift in return for something done for one.
They invited us to their party, and now I think we should reciprocate.
similar words:
alternate, get even, repay, respond, retaliate, take turns
definition 2: to move forward and backward in alternation.
similar words:
alternate
derivations: reciprocative (adj.), reciprocatory (adj.), reciprocation (n.), reciprocator (n.)