Definition of Reciprocity

1. Noun. A relation of mutual dependence or action or influence.




2. Noun. Mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges.
Generic synonyms: Give-and-take, Interchange, Reciprocation
Derivative terms: Reciprocal

Definition of Reciprocity

1. n. Mutual action and reaction.

Definition of Reciprocity

1. Noun. the characteristic of being reciprocal, e.g. of a relationship between people ¹

2. Noun. a reciprocal relationship ¹

3. Noun. a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence ¹

4. Noun. the mutual exchange of rights, privileges or obligations between nations ¹

5. Noun. (psychology) the responses of individuals to the actions of others ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reciprocity

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Literary usage of Reciprocity

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1847)
"reciprocity E. Roberts. Two SICILIES. Dec.,1845 Commerce and Navigation. reciprocity. ... MOROCCO. Jan, 1787 Peace and Commerce. reciprocity Thomas Barclay. ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1847)
"PORTUGAL Aug. 26, 1640.. Commerce and Navigation. reciprocity ... If ANSE TOWNS. Dec. 20, 1837. . Commerce and Navigation. reciprocity.... MEXICO. ..."

3. History of Domestic and Foreign Commerce of the United States by Emory Richard Johnson, Thurman William Van Metre, Grover Gerhardt Huebner, David Scott Hanchet (1915)
"Tariff provisions regarding shipping reciprocity, 338. List of treaties establishing shipping reciprocity, 339. Trade reciprocity treaties with Canada, 340; ..."

4. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1875)
""JOINT RESOLUTION providing for the termination of the reciprocity Treaty of ... "Whereas it is provided in the reciprocity Treaty concluded nt Washington ..."

5. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1901)
"We favor the associated policy of reciprocity so directed as to open our markets on favorable terms for what we do not ourselves produce in return for free ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1903)
"In rejecting the theory of ' no reciprocity no empire,' Mr Balfour does not deny that reciprocity is desirable if attainable. He simply recognises that Mr ..."

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