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1given, felt, or done in return:she was hoping for some reciprocal comment or gesture 2(of an agreement or obligation) bearing on or binding each of two parties equally:the treaty is a bilateral commitment with reciprocal rights and duties Grammar (of a pronoun or verb) expressing mutual action or relationship. 3(of a course or bearing) differing from a given course or bearing by 180 degrees. 4 Mathematics (of a quantity or function) related to another so that their product is one.
1 technical a mathematical expression or function so related to another that their product is one; the quantity obtained by dividing the number one by a given quantity. 2 Grammar a pronoun or verb expressing mutual action or relationship, e.g., each other, fight.