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English verb: reciprocate

1. reciprocate (social) act, feel, or give mutually or in return


SamplesWe always invite the neighbors and they never reciprocate!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)act, move


Narrower (hyponym)return

2. reciprocate (motion) alternate the direction of motion of


SamplesThe engine reciprocates the propeller.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move









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