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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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. Gabriel Sakellaridis:

    There should not be an expectation on the part of institutions... that the government will back down on everything, when Gabriel Sakellaridis negotiate, there should be mutual concessions.

  2. Larry Hamermesh:

    The big question is when you get an institution like him and an institution like the Court of Chancery, is it oil and water or is it mutual respect?

  3. Bill Gross:

    Old Mutual is an 'old friend' that always had faith in me at Pimco and now has expressed confidence in me at Janus. They will get our best efforts and sincere thanks for the opportunity.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Enough examples show most people can't actually feel but only believe in mutual beneficial deal, so how could a person make them think or see those who are not their friends real.

  5. United States:

    This has done significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei does business, and has already disrupted collaboration and undermined the mutual trust on which the global supply chain depends, we call on The US government to put an end to this unjust treatment and remove Huawei from the Entity List.

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