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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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