KJV Dictionary Definition: mutual


MU'TUAL, a. L. mutuus, from muto, to change.

Reciprocal; interchanged , each acting in return or correspondence to the other; given and received. Mutual love is that which is entertained by two persons each for the other; mutual advantage is that which is conferred by one person or another,and received by him in return. So we say, mutual assistance, mutual aversion.

And, what should most excite a mutual flame,

Your rural cares and pleasures are the same.


MUTUAL'ITY, n. Reciprocation; interchange.


MU'TUALLY, adv. Reciprocally, in the manner of giving and receiving.

The tongue and the pen mutually assist one another.

Note-Mutual and mutually properly refer to two persons or their intercourse; but they may be and often are applied to numbers acting together or in concert.