reciprocation :

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  • n  the act of making or doing something in return
  • n  alternating back-and-forth movement
  • n  mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)

  • It's a step in the right direction and it demands some reciprocation from the Arabs.
  • We all know the symptoms: idealized thoughts of the loved one; swings of mood from ecstasy to despair, insomnia and anorexia; and the intense need for signs of reciprocation.
  • Here are the telltale signs of limerence: pressure in the chest (literally "heartache"), an acute longing for reciprocation, fear of rejection, drastic mood swings, the growth of .

  • Jimmy Carter in The Age
    Speaking to reporters after the conference, Carter said he was "not in any role to get that reciprocal agreement because I can't talk to Israeli officials". "So I told them (Hamas): don't wait for reciprocation, just do it unilaterally. This...
  • Norman Wisdom in Crawley Observer
    Mrs Wisdom said: "He's got the same characteristics which is to perform but he's on a mental decline and you can't get the same reciprocation from him. If you go into him and say 'how was your breakfast?' he will say 'what breakfast?'. The...
  • Mark Ritchie in Rosemount Town Pages
    I believe that this program is contributing to a wave that's already in motion and it helps add the notion of reciprocation that some have given and it's now our opportunity to give back,Ritchie said. "It's looking back in remembrance and...

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