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. Todd Rosenbluth:

    There's been stronger economic data, combined with disappointing earnings from consumer discretionary companies in the past week, investors have favored the safety of bond mutual funds over U.S. equity ones amid uncertainty.

  2. Pope John XXIII:

    The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.

  3. Ben Wallace:

    In the days of social media, there's an awful lot of speculation that goes on about these things, there is no big conspiracy, and the idea that I would take an intelligence officer off a job of, I don't know, targeting al Qaeda in a place that's of mutual( interest) to us, to put him on spying of a campaign, of a presidential candidate, I think it's just not -- it's not going to be the reality.

  4. Pat Keon:

    This was the second straight net outflow for equity mutual funds after six straight net inflows, the net outflows for equity mutual funds were across the board as the majority of peer groups saw money leave, both for domestic and nondomestic funds.

  5. Kayleigh McEnany:

    This debate was the best argument for President Trump's re-election and should really be counted as an in-kind contribution to the President's campaign, the far-left, socialist policies Democrats embraced tonight were akin to a mutual political suicide pact.

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