Definitions for mutual
ˈmyu tʃu əlmu·tu·al
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word mutual.
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.
Etymology: From mutuel, from mutuus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Reciprocal; each acting in return or correspondence to the other.
Etymology: mutuel, French; mutuus, Lat.
Note a wild and wanton herd,
Fetching mad bounds, bellowing and neighing loud,
If they perchance but hear a trumpet sound,
You shall perceive them make a mutual stand,
By the sweet power of musick. William Shakespeare, Merch. of Venice.
What should most excite a mutual flame,
Your rural cares and pleasures are the same. Alexander Pope.
Mutual refers to a feeling, action, or relationship experienced or shared equally by two or more parties. It often refers to something that is reciprocal or commonly held.
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.]
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
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
Invested Rs.30000 in Mutual Fund in year 2006, got total Rs.2500 @ four installments so total Rs 10000 in last 25 years and today its current value Rs.24670. This mutual fund is a big loss and client fooling tactics. Fund manager would have made a lot of money by selling and buying during this period but clients gets nothing rather loss given the value of money. SIP is a further big fraud
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.
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.
Amongst all investments like Saving Accounts, Fixed Deposit, NSC, Bonds, Gold, Mutual Funds, SIP, Real Estate property, Stock Shares it has been found that Shares & Mutual Funds have been the worst and people are feeling like being looted in broad daylight
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- уртаҡ, үҙ-араBashkir
- mutuCatalan, Valencian
- wechselseitig, gemeinschaftlich, gegenseitig, beiderseitig, gemeinsamGerman
- κοινός, αλληλοπαθής, αμοιβαίοςGreek
- mutuo, recíprocoSpanish
- vastavuoroinen, yhteinen, molemminpuolinen, keskinäinenFinnish
- mutuel, mutuelleFrench
- ellenoldali, közös, kölcsönösHungarian
- sameiginlegur, gagnkvæmurIcelandic
- vicendevole, mutuo, reciprocoItalian
- 互い, 相互Japanese
- заеднички, меѓусебен, заеменMacedonian
- felles, gjensidigNorwegian
- wzajemny, obopólny, wspólnyPolish
- mútuo, recíprocoPortuguese
- mutual, reciprocRomanian
- взаимный, общий, обоюдныйRussian
- lẫn nhauVietnamese
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