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Pronunciation:  `kori'spânduns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  similarity by virtue of correspondence
  2. [n]  compatibility of observations; "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence"
  3. [n]  (mathematics) an attribute of a shape; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
  4. [n]  communication by exchange of letters
  5. [n]  communication by the exchange of letters
  6. [n]  a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set
  7. [n]  the relation of correspondence in degree or size or amount

CORRESPONDENCE is a 14 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: agreement, balance, commensurateness, map, mapping, parallelism, proportionateness, symmetricalness, symmetry
 Antonyms: asymmetry, imbalance
 See Also: 1st class, 1st-class mail, bilateral symmetry, bilateralism, bilaterality, card, compatibility, conformance, conformity, first class, first-class mail, function, geometrical regularity, letter, mathematical function, missive, priority mail, proportion, proportionality, radial symmetry, regularity, similarity, spatial property, spatiality, written communication, written language



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cor`re*spond"ence\ (-sp?nd"ens), n. [Cf. F.
1. Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities;
   especially, intercourse between persons by means of

         Holding also good correspondence with the other
         great men in the state.               --Bacon.

         To facilitate correspondence between one part of
         London and another, was not originally one of the
         objects of the post office.           --Macaulay.

2. The letters which pass between correspondents.

3. Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to
   another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.

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