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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutually, reciprocallyadverb

    in a mutual or shared manner

    "the agreement was mutually satisfactory"; "the goals of the negotiators were not reciprocally exclusive"


  1. mutuallyadverb

    in the same way, each to the other; reciprocally

    The contract was mutually binding.

  2. mutuallyadverb

    in a shared manner; equally; affecting all parties the same way

    The adventure was mutually beneficial.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mutuallyadverb

    Reciprocally; in return.

    Etymology: from mutual.

    He never bore
    Like labour with the rest; where th’ other instruments
    Did see, and hear, devise, instruct, walk, feel,
    And mutually participate. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    Dear love I bear to fair Anne Page,
    Who mutually hath answer’d my affection. William Shakespeare.

    The tongue and pen mutually assist one another, writing what we speak, and speaking what we write. William Holder.

    Pellucid substances act upon the rays of light at a distance, in refracting, reflecting and inflecting them, and the rays mutually agitate the parts of those substances at a distance for heating them. Isaac Newton, Opticks.

    They mutually teach, and are taught, that lesson of vain confidence and security. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.

    May I the sacred pleasures know
    Of strictest amity, nor ever want
    A friend with whom I mutually may share
    Gladness and anguish. Philips.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mutuallyadverb

    in a mutual manner

Editors Contribution

  1. mutuallyadverb

    A mutual manner.

    There were mutually grateful and loving towards each other and so looking forward to their wedding.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mutually in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mutually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of mutually in a Sentence

  1. Professional Golfers Association:

    The parties mutually agreed that it is in the best interest of all not to conduct the 2015 PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Trump National -- Los Angeles.

  2. Invesco CEO Flanagan:

    We have mutually agreed to not spend time with one another just because of the potential perceived issue (of conflicts of interest), i'm very sensitive about it and they are also.

  3. Greg Fayer:

    We are disappointed it has come to this, radar Online claim Hillair was looking forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with the Khloe Kardashian sisters. Unfortunately in the end we were left with no other option than to file suit.

  4. Fred Allen:

    It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.

  5. Rachel Tribby:

    It's just great to see how Tony and Lisa Vasquez had touched so many people, and now that same community is mutually wrapping Lisa Vasquez arms around Brisa.

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