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Definitions of correspond

  1. exchange messages; "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. To be like something else in the dimensions and arrangement of its parts; -- followed by with or to; as, concurring figures correspond with each other throughout. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. To be adapted; to be congruous; to suit; to agree; to fit; to answer; -- followed by to. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To have intercourse or communion; especially, to hold intercourse or to communicate by sending and receiving letters; -- followed by with. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. To stand in the place of; to supply the place, perform the duties, exercise the rights, or receive the share, of; to speak and act with authority in behalf of; to act the part of (another); as, an heir represents his ancestor; an attorney represents his client in court; a member of Congress represents his district in Congress. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To agree; to match; suit; agree; as, his words and acts do not correspond; to write letters. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To answer, suit: to hold intercourse, especially by sending and receiving letters. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To suit; answer; fit; hold intercourse by letters. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To be adequate, equal, or like. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To communicate by letter. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To be congruous; to suit or agree; to hold intercourse by sending and receiving letters. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. To suit; to agree; to be proportionate; to hold intercourse by letter. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. kor-e-spond', v.i. to answer, suit, agree (with to, with): to hold intercourse, esp. by sending and receiving letters.--ns. CORRESPOND'ENCE, CORRESPOND'ENCY, suitableness, harmony, relation of agreement: friendly intercourse: communication by means of letters: letters which pass between correspondents.--adj. CORRESPOND'ENT, agreeing with: suitable.--n. one with whom intercourse is kept up by letters: one who contributes letters to a journal.--adv. CORRESPOND'ENTLY.--adj. CORRESPOND'ING, correspondent: answering: suiting: carrying on correspondence by letters.--adv. CORRESPOND'INGLY.--adj. CORRESPON'SIVE, corresponding: answering.--DOCTRINE OF CORRESPONDENCES, the theory of Swedenborg that there is a spiritual antitype corresponding to every natural object, and that Scripture contains the key to these correspondences. [Coined from L. cor, with, and respond[=e]re.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. Be in harmony (with, to); be similar, analogous, (to); agree in amount, position, &c. (to); communicate by interchange of letters (with). Hence correspondingly adv. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
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