Definitions for correspondenceˌkɔr əˈspɒn dəns, ˌkɒr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cor•re•spond•enceˌkɔr əˈspɒn dəns, ˌkɒr-(n.)

  1. communication by exchange of letters.

  2. a letter or letters that pass between correspondents.

  3. an instance of corresponding.

  4. similarity or analogy.

  5. agreement; conformity.

  6. Category: Math

    Ref: function (def. 4a). 4 1; Also, correspondency (for defs. 3,4,5 ).

Origin of correspondence:

1375–1425; late ME (< MF) < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. correspondence(noun)

    communication by the exchange of letters

  2. agreement, correspondence(noun)

    compatibility of observations

    "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence"

  3. commensurateness, correspondence, proportionateness(noun)

    the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount

  4. symmetry, symmetricalness, correspondence, balance(noun)

    (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane

  5. parallelism, correspondence(noun)

    similarity by virtue of corresponding

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. correspondence(noun)ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dəns, ˌkɒr-

    the process of communicating with sb in writing, or letters written to sb

    his confidential correspondence with Mr. Wilson


  1. correspondence(Noun)

    Friendly discussion.

  2. correspondence(Noun)

    Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.

  3. correspondence(Noun)

    An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.

  4. correspondence(Noun)

    Newspaper or news stories, generally.

  5. correspondence(Noun)

    Postal or other written communications.

  6. correspondence(Noun)

    Another name for a relation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Correspondence(noun)

    friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters

  2. Correspondence(noun)

    the letters which pass between correspondents

  3. Correspondence(noun)

    mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correspondence' in Nouns Frequency: #2216

Translations for correspondence

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


agreement; similarity or likeness.

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