verb (used with object), re·cip·ro·cat·ed, re·cip·ro·cat·ing.
to give, feel, etc., in return.
to give and receive reciprocally; interchange: to reciprocate favors.
to cause to move alternately backward and forward.
verb (used without object), re·cip·ro·cat·ed, re·cip·ro·cat·ing.
to make a return, as for something given.
to make interchange.
to be correspondent.
to move alternately backward and forward.
Origin of reciprocate
Synonyms for reciprocate
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Historical Examples of non-reciprocating
We have not got away from manifestations of that spirit even yet, as our non-reciprocating state medical laws show.Old-Time Makers of Medicine
James J. Walsh
to give or feel in return
to move or cause to move backwards and forwards
(intr) to be correspondent or equivalent
Word Origin for reciprocate
C17: from Latin reciprocāre, from reciprocus reciprocal
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