Of a feeling, action or such: mutual, uniformly felt or done by each party towards the other or others; two-way.
0.5 is the reciprocal of 2.
Something that is contrary or opposite.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is common to which two or more persons have the same or equal claims, or in which they have equal interest or participation; in the strictest sense, that is mutual (Latin mutare, to change) which is freely interchanged; that is reciprocal in respect to which one act or movement is met by a corresponding act or movement in return; we speak of our common country, mutual affection, reciprocal obligations, the reciprocal action of cause and effect, where the effect becomes in turn a cause. Many good writers hold it incorrect to say "a mutual friend," and insist that "a common friend" would be more accurate; but "common friend" is practically never used, because of the disagreeable suggestion that attaches to common, of ordinary or inferior. "Mutual friend" has high literary authority (of Burke, Scott, Dickens, and others), and a considerable usage of good society in its favor, the expression being quite naturally derived from the thoroughly correct phrase mutual friendship.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
"risk is the reciprocal of safety"
multiplicative inverse, reciprocalnoun
(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
reciprocal cross, reciprocaladjective
hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return
"reciprocal aid"; "reciprocal trade"; "mutual respect"; "reciprocal privileges at other clubs"
of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function
"the reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Words popularity by usage frequency
How to use reciprocal in a sentence?
I think The European Union's still premature to call The European Union a trade war, because as The European Union starts maturing, you know there is always give and take on these things, and so what we are looking for is fair and reciprocal trade.
Pakistan also retains the reciprocal right to retaliate... against acts of terror against Pakistan.
Many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them--if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry.
We can't have 2 percent on imported cars and another nation have a 10 percent tax on our cars when they are imported to their country. We are looking for reciprocal trade.
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
Translations for reciprocal
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- al revés, a l'inrevés, recíproc, mutuCatalan, Valencian
- Kehrwert, umgekehrt, reziprok, entgegengesetzt, gegenseitigGerman
- recíproco, al revés, mutuoSpanish
- vastavuoroinen, käänteisluku, päinvastainenFinnish
- inverse, réciproqueFrench
- umhverfa, margföldunarandhverfa, margföldunarumhverfaIcelandic
- wzajemny, odwrotność, odwrotnyPolish
- recíproca, recíprocoPortuguese
- invers, reciproc, reciprocăRomanian
- обратный, взаимный, обоюдныйRussian
Get even more translations for reciprocal »
Find a translation for the reciprocal synonym in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)