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## English adjective | |||

1. | reciprocal concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return | ||

Samples | Reciprocal aid. Reciprocal trade. Mutual respect. Reciprocal privileges at other clubs. | ||

Synonyms | mutual | ||

Similar | bilateral, correlative, interactional, interactive, reciprocative, reciprocative, reciprocatory, reciprocatory, trilateral | ||

Antonyms | nonreciprocal | ||

2. | reciprocal of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function | ||

Samples | The reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a. | ||

Similar | inverse | ||

Antonyms | direct | ||

## English noun | |||

1. | reciprocal something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else | ||

Samples | Risk is the reciprocal of safety. | ||

Broader (hypernym) | reciprocality, reciprocity | ||

2. | reciprocal (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 | ||

Synonyms | multiplicative inverse | ||

Broader (hypernym) | inverse, opposite | ||

Domain category | math, mathematics, maths | ||

3. | reciprocal (act) hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype | ||

Synonyms | reciprocal cross | ||

Broader (hypernym) | cross, crossbreeding, crossing, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing, interbreeding | ||

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