To send, put, or carry back:
To pay back.
To provide funds so as to equal or complement:
To stop short at (a fence, etc.), without jumping it
To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
To act or proceed by turns:
To speak or write in response to:
(Archaic) To seek or take vengeance for (oneself or another person); avenge.
To give and receive reciprocally; interchange:
To alternate; cause to follow in succession
To award compensation for; make a return for:
To trade one thing for another.
To carry on a trade or business
To disclaim connection with, responsibility for, etc.; to refuse to acknowledge; to disown; to abjure; to disavow.
To act, do, move, etc. counter to (a person or thing); oppose or check
Retort is defined as to reply to something, often in a witty or sarcastic way that turns the comment back to the previous speaker.
The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one
Find another word for reciprocate. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reciprocate, like: return, repay, match, refuse, requite, retaliate, alternate, give-and-take, answer, react and revenge.