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re·cip·ro·cate

 (rĭ-sĭp′rə-kāt′)
v. re·cip·ro·cat·ed, re·cip·ro·cat·ing, re·cip·ro·cates
v.tr.
1. To give or take mutually; interchange: The friends reciprocated favors.
2. To show, feel, or give in response or return: They opened their hearts to her, and she reciprocated their affection.
v.intr.
1. To give and take something mutually.
2. To make a return for something given or done.
3. To move back and forth alternately: a power saw that reciprocates.

[Latin reciprocāre, reciprocāt-, to move back and forth, from reciprocus, alternating; see reciprocal.]

re·cip′ro·ca′tive adj.
re·cip′ro·ca′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reciprocative - given or done or owed to each other
reciprocal, mutual - 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"
2.reciprocative - moving alternately backward and forward
reciprocal, mutual - 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"

reciprocative

adjective
Having the same relationship each to the other: