Friday, September 20, 2013

Reciprocate

Reciprocate [ ri-SIP-ruh’-keyt ]
 intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr.v.) to give and take or interchange mutually or return a favour
2. (tr.v.) to change one's position by alternating back and forth
3. (intr.v.) to give back or return esp. a favour of some sort
4. (intr.v.) to move back and forth and interchange positions
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He reciprocated their actions by writing them thank you notes.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Civil aviation minister Praful Patel had earlier appealed to airlines to cut fares and reciprocate the measures taken by the government to help the ailing industry.