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1. reciprocate

verb. ['rɪˈsɪprəˌkeɪt'] act, feel, or give mutually or in return.

Synonyms

  • act
  • return

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

Etymology

  • reciprocātus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Reciprocate

  • abdicate
  • adjudicate
  • advocate
  • aguacate
  • allocate
  • aluminosilicate
  • authenticate
  • bifurcate
  • bifurcate
  • cheapskate
  • communicate
  • complicate
  • confiscate
  • dedicate
  • deprecate
  • domesticate
  • duplicate
  • educate
  • educate
  • equivocate

How do you pronounce reciprocate?

Pronounce reciprocate as rɪˈsɪprəˌkeɪt.

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Sentences with reciprocate


1. Verb, base form
If you do this, you should also reciprocate whenever possible.

Quotes about reciprocate


1. While I was drying off Maddie after her bath tonight, she said, 'I love you' to me for the first time. It sounded like 'All lub boo,' but I didn't care. To reciprocate, I showed her what an ex-Marine looks like when he cries.
- Jim Beaver, Life's That Way: A Memoir

2. reciprocate

verb. ['rɪˈsɪprəˌkeɪt'] alternate the direction of motion of.

Antonyms

  • descend

Etymology

  • reciprocātus (Latin)
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