- Antonyms of RECIPROCATE:
- absolve, excuse, forgive, overlook, pass over, acquit, forget, neglect, pardon, slight, owe.
- Examples of usage:
Sorry I can't reciprocate.
"Torchy, Private Sec.",Sewell Ford.
" I reciprocate the hope," said Maraquito radiantly, " and I'll tell you a secret.
"The Secret Passage",Fergus Hume.
That concerns me but little"- words used not in a spirit of mere light- heartedness, but because it was a condition he had from the first accepted, and over which he hoped to triumph; for he continues, " I know they will do all in their power to destroy us, and we will reciprocate the compliment.
"Admiral Farragut",A. T. Mahan.
- Sorry I can't reciprocate.
- denial, objection, prevention, refusal, resistance.