Definition and Meanings for reciprocate
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Part of Speech of reciprocate
intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb
Etymology of reciprocate
Meaning of reciprocate
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to move forward and backward alternately; to recur in vicissitude; to act interchangeably; to alternate.
as transitive verb
- to give and return mutually; to make return for; to give in return; to interchange; to alternate; as, to reciprocate favors.