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1. (often followed by `for') in exchange or in reciprocation;
- Example: "gave up our seats on the plane and in return received several hundred dollars and seats on the next plane out"
- Example: "we get many benefits in return for our taxes"
[syn: in return, reciprocally]

2. in a mutual or shared manner;
- Example: "the agreement was mutually satisfactory"
- Example: "the goals of the negotiators were not reciprocally exclusive"
[syn: mutually, reciprocally]

3. in an inverse or contrary manner;
- Example: "inversely related"
- Example: "wavelength and frequency are, of course, related reciprocally"- F.A.Geldard
[syn: inversely, reciprocally]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reciprocally \Re*cip"ro*cal*ly\ (r[-e]*s[i^]p"r[-o]*kal*l[y^]), adv. 1. In a reciprocal manner; so that each affects the other, and is equally affected by it; interchangeably; mutually. [1913 Webster] These two particles do reciprocally affect each other with the same force. --Bentley. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) In the manner of reciprocals. [1913 Webster] Reciprocally proportional (Arith. & Alg.), proportional, as two variable quantities, so that the one shall have a constant ratio to the reciprocal of the other. [1913 Webster]