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Pronunciation:  `kori'spând

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  exchange messages; "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"
  2. [v]  be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
  3. [v]  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 do'nt match those on the gun"
  4. [v]  take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"

CORRESPOND is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: agree, check, equate, fit, gibe, jibe, match, represent, stand for, tally
 Antonyms: disaccord, disagree, discord
 See Also: accede, adhere, align, answer, be, bear out, befit, beseem, coincide, conform to, consist, correlate, corroborate, drop a line, duplicate, equal, homologize, look, meet, overlap, parallel, pattern, resemble, rhyme, rime, square, suit, support, twin, underpin, write



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cor`re*spond"\ (k?r`r?-sp?nd"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
{Corresponded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Corresponding}.] [Pref. cor-
+ respond: cf. f. correspondre.]
1. 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.

         None of them [the forms of Sidney's sonnets]
         correspond to the Shakespearean type. --J. A.

2. To be adapted; to be congruous; to suit; to agree; to fit;
   to answer; -- followed by to.

         Words being but empty sounds, any farther than they
         are signs of our ideas, we can not but assent to
         them as they correspond to those ideas we have, but
         no farther.                           --Locke.

3. To have intercourse or communion; especially, to hold
   intercourse or to communicate by sending and receiving
   letters; -- followed by with.

         After having been long in indirect communication
         with the exiled family, he [Atterbury] began to
         correspond directly with the Pretender. --Macaulay.

Syn: To agree; fit; answer; suit; write; address.

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