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Meaning of CORRESPONDENT

Pronunciation:  `kori'spândunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who communicates by means of letters
  2. [n]  a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
  3. [adj]  similar or correspondent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar; "brains and computers are often considered analogous"; "surimi is marketed as analogous to crabmeat"
 

CORRESPONDENT is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: analogous, letter writer, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter, pressman, similar
 
 See Also: communicator, journalist, pen pal, pen-friend

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cor`re*spond"ent\ (-ent), a. [Cf. F.
    correspondant.]
    Suitable; adapted; fit; corresponding; congruous;
    conformable; in accord or agreement; obedient; willing.
    
          Action correspondent or repugnant unto the law.
                                                   --Hooker.
    
          As fast the correspondent passions rise. --Thomson.
    
          I will be correspondent to command.      --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Cor`re*spond"ent\, n.
    1. One with whom intercourse is carried on by letter.
       --Macaulay.
    
    2. One who communicates information, etc., by letter or
       telegram to a newspaper or periodical.
    
    3. (Com.) One who carries on commercial intercourse by letter
       or telegram with a person or firm at a distance.
    
    
 
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