- (arithmetic) Of a number, the number obtained by dividing 1 by the given number; the result of exchange, exchanging the numerator and the denominator of a fraction.
- 0.5 is the reciprocal of 2.
- Of an action, feeling, etc, done, felt, etc, by each of two people to, on or towards the other.
- In the contrary or opposite way, order, or direction
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