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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.
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reciprocate

(rɪˈsɪprəˌkeɪt)
vb
1. to give or feel in return
2. to move or cause to move backwards and forwards
3. (intr) to be correspondent or equivalent
[C17: from Latin reciprocāre, from reciprocus reciprocal]
reˌciproˈcation n
reˈciprocative, reˈciproˌcatory adj
reˈciproˌcator n
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re•cip•ro•cate

(rɪˈsɪp rəˌkeɪt)

v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing. v.t.
1. to give, feel, etc., in return.
2. to give and receive reciprocally; interchange: to reciprocate favors.
3. to cause to move alternately backward and forward.
v.i.
4. to make a return, as for something given.
5. to make interchange.
6. to be correspondent.
7. to move alternately backward and forward.
[1605–15; < Latin reciprocātus, past participle of reciprocāre to move back and forth, derivative of reciprocus. See reciprocal, -ate1]
re•cip`ro•ca′tion, n.
re•cip′ro•ca`tive, adj.
re•cip′ro•ca`tor, n.
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reciprocate


Past participle: reciprocated
Gerund: reciprocating

Imperative
reciprocate
reciprocate
Present
I reciprocate
you reciprocate
he/she/it reciprocates
we reciprocate
you reciprocate
they reciprocate
Preterite
I reciprocated
you reciprocated
he/she/it reciprocated
we reciprocated
you reciprocated
they reciprocated
Present Continuous
I am reciprocating
you are reciprocating
he/she/it is reciprocating
we are reciprocating
you are reciprocating
they are reciprocating
Present Perfect
I have reciprocated
you have reciprocated
he/she/it has reciprocated
we have reciprocated
you have reciprocated
they have reciprocated
Past Continuous
I was reciprocating
you were reciprocating
he/she/it was reciprocating
we were reciprocating
you were reciprocating
they were reciprocating
Past Perfect
I had reciprocated
you had reciprocated
he/she/it had reciprocated
we had reciprocated
you had reciprocated
they had reciprocated
Future
I will reciprocate
you will reciprocate
he/she/it will reciprocate
we will reciprocate
you will reciprocate
they will reciprocate
Future Perfect
I will have reciprocated
you will have reciprocated
he/she/it will have reciprocated
we will have reciprocated
you will have reciprocated
they will have reciprocated
Future Continuous
I will be reciprocating
you will be reciprocating
he/she/it will be reciprocating
we will be reciprocating
you will be reciprocating
they will be reciprocating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reciprocating
you have been reciprocating
he/she/it has been reciprocating
we have been reciprocating
you have been reciprocating
they have been reciprocating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reciprocating
you will have been reciprocating
he/she/it will have been reciprocating
we will have been reciprocating
you will have been reciprocating
they will have been reciprocating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reciprocating
you had been reciprocating
he/she/it had been reciprocating
we had been reciprocating
you had been reciprocating
they had been reciprocating
Conditional
I would reciprocate
you would reciprocate
he/she/it would reciprocate
we would reciprocate
you would reciprocate
they would reciprocate
Past Conditional
I would have reciprocated
you would have reciprocated
he/she/it would have reciprocated
we would have reciprocated
you would have reciprocated
they would have reciprocated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reciprocate - act, feel, or give mutually or in return; "We always invite the neighbors and they never reciprocate!"
return - return in kind; "return a compliment"; "return her love"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
2.reciprocate - alternate the direction of motion of; "the engine reciprocates the propeller"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

reciprocate

verb return, requite, feel in return, match, respond, equal, return the compliment Their attraction to each other as friends is reciprocated.
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reciprocate

verb
1. To give or take mutually:
2. To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one:
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Translations

reciprocate

[rɪˈsɪprəkeɪt]
A. VT [+ good wishes] → intercambiar, devolver
and this feeling is reciprocatedy compartimos este sentimiento
her kindness was not reciprocatedsu amabilidad no fue correspondida
B. VI
1. (gen) → corresponder
but they did not reciprocatepero ellos no correspondieron a esto
he reciprocated with a short speechpronunció un breve discurso a modo de contestación
2. (Mech) → oscilar, alternar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

reciprocate

[rɪˈsɪprəkeɪt]
vt [+ gesture] → retourner; [+ affection, feelings] → partager; [+ smile] → rendre
His feelings were not reciprocated → Ses sentiments n'étaient pas partagés.
vien faire autant
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

reciprocate

vt
smiles, wisheserwidern; help, kindnesserwidern, sich revanchieren für
vi
(= reply)sich revanchieren; she reciprocated by throwing the saucepan at himsie wiederum warf ihm den Topf nach
(Tech) → hin- und hergehen; (piston)auf- und abgehen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

reciprocate

[rɪˈsɪprəˌkeɪt] vt & viricambiare, contraccambiare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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