## Scrabble & Words with friends points

- reciprocal is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of
**16**
- reciprocal is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of
**16**
- reciprocal is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of
**20**

## Definition of reciprocal

- hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype (noun)
#### Synonyms

- reciprocal cross

- concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return (adjective)
#### Examples

- reciprocal aid
- reciprocal trade
- reciprocal privileges at other clubs

#### Synonyms

- mutual

- (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7 (noun)
#### Synonyms

- multiplicative inverse

- of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function (adjective)
#### Examples

- the reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a

- something (a term or expression or concept) that has an inverse relation to something else (noun)
#### Examples

- risk is the reciprocal of safety

See definition of reciprocal in Merriam Webster