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Definitions of correspondence

  1. compatibility of observations; "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the relation of correspondence in degree or size or amount Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. communication by the exchange of letters Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. The letters which pass between correspondents. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. Communication by letters; agreement; similarity. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Suitableness; agreement; intercourse by letters; body of letters interchanged. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Mutual adaptation; agreement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Communication by letters; also, the letters themselves. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Relation; congrnity; mutual adaptation of one thing to another; intercourse by means of letters; the letters which pass between correspondents. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. Suitableness; fitness; intercourse by letters or otherwise; the letters so sent. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for correspondence

  1. " I was always sure," she said, " that we were wrong to stop our correspondence at the request of Mr. Girdlestone." – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. General Grant had understood his situation, and a correspondence had taken place. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
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