Definition of mutually in English:



  • With mutual action; in a mutual relationship.

    [as submodifier] ‘adoption and fostering are not necessarily mutually exclusive alternatives’
    • ‘Certainly, their most impressive performances are often mutually exclusive.’
    • ‘From this viewpoint, the two categories are therefore mutually exclusive.’
    • ‘Both are inevitable but at the same time they are mutually exclusive.’
    • ‘Motherhood and modelling seemed mutually exclusive to her, and it took her a while to realise they needn't be.’
    • ‘Seeing two mutually antagonistic peoples interact at gunpoint provides ample dramatic tension.’
    • ‘Not that it's a competition, nor that the two are necessarily mutually exclusive.’
    • ‘It's a mutually loving relationship which makes for the deepest fulfilment.’
    • ‘So we were hopeful that we would be able to come to mutually agreeable arrangements.’
    • ‘Theoretically it should have the makings of a mutually beneficial relationship.’
    • ‘With thanks for your interest, we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship.’
    • ‘As a tenant you should be able to enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship with your landlord.’
    • ‘For such mutually beneficial cooperation to develop, we need to be able to talk to each other.’
    • ‘In a mutually beneficial arrangement the club will lend the fun run organisers the watch.’
    • ‘The problem is that the two types of use are not necessarily mutually exclusive.’
    • ‘I would not see the two as mutually exclusive, but rather running together.’
    • ‘Get out and network with new people - look for mutually beneficial strategic partnerships.’
    • ‘Shop bosses need to negotiate arrangements with employees that are mutually satisfactory.’
    • ‘You may wish to propose to your neighbour that a structural engineer is mutually appointed and the cost is split equally.’
    • ‘We'd been promising each other dinner for some months, and finally found a date that was mutually agreeable.’
    • ‘The relationship proved mutually beneficial as they supported each other's prolific output.’
    together, in partnership, in cooperation, cooperatively, in collaboration, in conjunction, in concert, in combination, as one, mutually
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