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synonyms for reciprocate

  • repay
  • retaliate
  • barter
  • correspond
  • interchange
  • match
  • recompense
  • render
  • reply
  • requite
  • respond
  • retort
  • return
  • share
  • square
  • swap
  • swing
  • trade
  • vacillate
  • be equivalent
  • feel in return
  • make up for
  • pay one's dues
  • return the compliment
  • scratch one's back
  • serve out
  • tit for tat
See also synonyms for: reciprocated / reciprocates / reciprocating
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antonyms for reciprocate

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  • ask
  • disagree
  • keep
  • question
  • request
  • take
  • deny
  • refuse
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How to use reciprocate in a sentence

My cousin reciprocated by mailing me a fairly expensive gift card to a restaurant where I rarely dine.
MISS MANNERS: SORRY, RECEPTIONISTS AREN’T GOING TO REMEMBER YOUR NAMEJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Iowa State has not traditionally been a college football program that reciprocates heightened expectations with on-field success.
THE SECRET TO IOWA STATE’S IMPROBABLE SEASON? BALANCE.JOSH PLANOSDECEMBER 15, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Every chance she got, she would playfully swat at Luna with her front paws, and expect Luna to reciprocate.
‘THE MOZART OF FUNGI’: FOR AGES, TRUFFLE HUNTING HAS BEEN ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING PURSUITS ON EARTH. THEN THE PANDEMIC HITBERNHARD WARNERDECEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
There is a state compact where they will reciprocate and recognize parts of their license or education, but you still usually have to go through a process and it takes weeks even if they are part of that compact.
A DEPLETED WORKFORCE AND NO END IN SIGHT: AN INSIDE LOOK AT AMERICA’S AILING HEALTH CARE INDUSTRYERIKA FRYDECEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
China quickly reciprocated by sanctioning 11 prominent Americans.
THE WORLD’S MONEY TRANSFER SYSTEM IS CHINA’S ACHILLES HEEL IN ITS SANCTIONS BATTLE AGAINST THE USMARY HUIAUGUST 19, 2020QUARTZ
This dedication is very precious, as indicating your regard for me, and on my part I reciprocate your feeling.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
I can assure you it would have been very pleasant and interesting, for I, too, warmly reciprocate your sympathy.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
To-day we reciprocate by sending Western farmers with capital into the Canadian Northwest.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
I must, however, allow that Mr. Henson is a courteous disputant, and I hope I shall reciprocate his good feeling.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
Hence, there was always some truth in the charge of his friends that he failed to reciprocate their devotion with his favors.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM H. HERNDON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RECIPROCATE

  • accord
  • amount
  • approach
  • assimilate
  • be consistent
  • be identical to
  • be similar to
  • coincide
  • compare
  • conform
  • correlate
  • dovetail
  • equal
  • fit
  • harmonize
  • lip sync
  • match
  • partake of
  • reciprocate
  • resemble
  • rival
  • square
  • tally
  • touch
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