reciprocation

[ri-sip-ruh-key-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act or instance of reciprocating.
2.
a returning, usually for something given.
3.
a mutual giving and receiving.
4.
the state of being reciprocal or corresponding.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin reciprocātiōn- (stem of reciprocātiō). See reciprocate, -ion

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reciprocate (rɪˈsɪprəˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to give or feel in return
2.  to move or cause to move backwards and forwards
3.  (intr) to be correspondent or equivalent
 
[C17: from Latin reciprocāre, from reciprocusreciprocal]
 
recipro'cation
 
n
 
re'ciprocative
 
adj
 
re'ciprocatory
 
adj
 
re'ciprocator
 
n

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reciprocation
1530, from L. reciprocationem (nom. reciprocatio) "retrogression, alternation, ebb," from reciprocatus, pp. of reciprocare "move back and forth," from reciprocus (see reciprocal).
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