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Meaning of RECIPROCATION

Pronunciation:  ri`sipru'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  mutual interaction; the activity of interchanging or reciprocating
  2. [n]  alternating back-and-forth movement
  3. [n]  the act of making and return or doing something in return
 

RECIPROCATION is a 13 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: give-and-take, interchange
 
 See Also: dealings, getting even, interaction, motility, motion, move, movement, paying back, reciprocity, return, traffic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*cip`ro*ca"tion\, n. [L. reciprocatio: cf. F.
reciprocation.]
1. The act of reciprocating; interchange of acts; a mutual
   giving and returning; as, the reciprocation of kindness.

2. Alternate recurrence or action; as, the reciprocation of
   the sea in the flow and ebb of tides. --Sir T. Browne.

 

 

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