## RECIPROCAL

### Reciprocal

A**reciprocal**is a linguistic structure that marks a particular kind of relationship between two noun phrases. In a reciprocal construction, each of the participants occupies both the role of agent and patient with respect to each other. For example, the English sentence

*"John and Mary cut each other's hair"*, contains a reciprocal structure: John cuts Mary's hair, and Mary cuts John's.

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### reciprocal

#### Noun

- Of a number, the number obtained by dividing 1 by the given number; the result of exchanging the numerator and the denominator of a fraction.
*0.5 is the reciprocal of 2.*

#### Adjective

- Of a feeling, action or such: mutual, uniformly felt or done by each party towards the other or others; two-way.
*reciprocal**love;***reciprocal**duties

- Mutually interchangeable.
- Reflexive; applied to pronouns and verbs, but sometimes limited to pronouns that express mutual action.
- Used to denote different kinds of mutual relation; often with reference to the substitution of reciprocals for given quantities.
- contrary or opposite

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