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RECIPROCITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reciprocity mean? 

RECIPROCITY (noun)
  The noun RECIPROCITY has 2 senses:

1. a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
2. mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges

  Familiarity information: RECIPROCITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECIPROCITY (noun)


Sense 1reciprocity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A relation of mutual dependence or action or influence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

reciprocality; reciprocity

Hypernyms ("reciprocity" is a kind of...):

relation (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "reciprocity"):

complementarity (the interrelation of reciprocity whereby one thing supplements or depends on the other)

correlation; correlativity (a reciprocal relation between two or more things)

interdependence; interdependency; mutuality (a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups))

mutuality; mutualness (a reciprocality of sentiments)

reciprocal (something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else)


Sense 2reciprocity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("reciprocity" is a kind of...):

give-and-take; interchange; reciprocation (mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information))


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