Definition of Reciprocal


  • hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
    - reciprocal cross
  • (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2
    the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
    - multiplicative inverse
  • something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
    "risk is the reciprocal of safety"


  • of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function
    "the reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a"
  • concerning each of two or more persons or things
    especially given or done in return
    "reciprocal aid"
    "reciprocal trade"
    "mutual respect"
    "reciprocal privileges at other clubs"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble reciprocal

397 unscramble word found using the letters reciprocal.

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