common to or shared by two or more parties
"a common friend"; "the mutual interests of management and labor"
concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return
"reciprocal aid"; "reciprocal trade"; "mutual respect"; "reciprocal privileges at other clubs"
A mutual fund, etc.
Having the same relationship, each to each other.
Possessed in common.
Owned by the members.
Origin: From mutuel, from mutuus.
reciprocally acting or related; reciprocally receiving and giving; reciprocally given and received; reciprocal; interchanged; as, a mutual love, advantage, assistance, aversion, etc
possessed, experienced, or done by two or more persons or things at the same time; common; joint; as, mutual happiness; a mutual effort
Mutual is a village in Champaign County, Ohio, United States. The population was 104 at the 2010 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mū′tū-al, adj. interchanged: in return: given and received, equally affecting two or more: common, conjoint, shared alike, as in 'mutual friend.'—ns. Mū′tualism, Mutual′ity.—adv. Mū′tually.—Mutual accounts, accounts in which each of two have charges against the other; Mutual insurance, a reciprocal contract among several persons to indemnify each other against certain designated losses, the system of a company in which policy-holders receive a certain share of the profits, &c.; Mutual wall, a wall equally belonging to each of two houses. [Fr. mutuel—L. mutuus—mutāre, to change.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'mutual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4042
Rank popularity for the word 'mutual' in Adjectives Frequency: #550
The numerical value of mutual in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of mutual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Mutual forgiveness of each vice. Such are the Gates of Paradise.
Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.
What we've seen is that investors are either leaving traditional mutual funds and going towards ETFs, or they're staying within mutual funds and using nontraditional funds.
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe... Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.
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- уртаҡ, үҙ-араBashkir
- mutuCatalan, Valencian
- gegenseitig, gemeinsam, beiderseitig, gemeinschaftlich, wechselseitigGerman
- αμοιβαίος, αλληλοπαθής, κοινόςGreek
- mutuo, recíprocoSpanish
- keskinäinen, molemminpuolinen, yhteinen, vastavuoroinenFinnish
- mutuel, mutuelleFrench
- ellenoldali, kölcsönös, közösHungarian
- gagnkvæmur, sameiginlegurIcelandic
- reciproco, vicendevole, mutuoItalian
- 互い, 相互Japanese
- меѓусебен, заемен, заедничкиMacedonian
- gjensidig, fellesNorwegian
- wzajemny, wspólny, obopólnyPolish
- recíproco, mútuoPortuguese
- reciproc, mutualRomanian
- взаимный, обоюдный, общийRussian
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