What does mutual mean?

Definitions for mutual
ˈmyu tʃu əlmu·tu·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. common, mutual(adj)

    common to or shared by two or more parties

    "a common friend"; "the mutual interests of management and labor"

  2. reciprocal, mutual(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. mutual(Noun)

    A mutual fund, etc.

    Etymology: From mutuel, from mutuus.

  2. mutual(Adjective)

    Having the same relationship, each to each other.

    Etymology: From mutuel, from mutuus.

  3. mutual(Adjective)

    Reciprocal.

    Etymology: From mutuel, from mutuus.

  4. mutual(Adjective)

    Possessed in common.

    Etymology: From mutuel, from mutuus.

  5. mutual(Adjective)

    Owned by the members.

    Etymology: From mutuel, from mutuus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mutual(adj)

    reciprocally acting or related; reciprocally receiving and giving; reciprocally given and received; reciprocal; interchanged; as, a mutual love, advantage, assistance, aversion, etc

  2. Mutual(adj)

    possessed, experienced, or done by two or more persons or things at the same time; common; joint; as, mutual happiness; a mutual effort

Freebase

  1. Mutual

    Mutual is a village in Champaign County, Ohio, United States. The population was 104 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mutual

    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. mutuusmutāre, to change.]

Editors Contribution

  1. mutual

    Agreement of feeling, knowing or understanding.

    Their love was mutual and they love each other and choose to marry at superluminal speed.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mutual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4042

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mutual' in Adjectives Frequency: #550

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How to say mutual in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mutual in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mutual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of mutual in a Sentence

  1. Michael Froman:

    This pace of engagement is impressive, but shouldn't be surprising for what President Obama declared the 'defining partnership of the 21st century', our task is to build on our mutual interests, with mutual respect, and deliver on the promise of that partnership.

  2. Sun Jianguo:

    The prerequisite for win-win cooperation is mutual trust, (We) hope the U.S. side can pay great attention to China's concerns, earnestly respect our core interests, avoid words and actions that harm bilateral ties, and reduce activities which cause misunderstandings or misjudgements.

  3. Moon Jae-in:

    I am confident to lead the diplomatic efforts involving multiple parties, which will lead to the complete abandonment of the North Korean nuclear program, and bring the relationship between South and North to peace, economic cooperation and mutual prosperity.

  4. Giedo Van der Garde:

    We have reached a settlement with Sauber and my driver contract with the team has been ended by mutual consent. As a passionate race driver I feel sad and am very disappointed.

  5. Keith Blase:

    Athletes that participate in our sport are just as tough and committed to the physicality of it as they are on the able-bodied side, there’s certainly a lot of mutual respect because many of these athletes look at each other and share the common bond of having that impairment, but it won’t stop somebody going in the corner with somebody and being physical.

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