What does correspond mean?

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ˌkɔr əˈspɒnd, ˌkɒr-cor·re·spond

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreeverb

    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"

  2. equate, correspondverb

    be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics

  3. correspondverb

    exchange messages

    "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"

  4. represent, stand for, correspondverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. correspondverb

    to be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc.

    Etymology: From correspondre, from com- + respondeo

  2. correspondverb

    to exchange messages, especially by postal letter, over a period of time.

    I've been corresponding with my German pen pal for three years.

    Etymology: From correspondre, from com- + respondeo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Correspondverb

    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

  2. Correspondverb

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

  3. Correspondverb

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Correspond

    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 respondēre.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correspond' in Verbs Frequency: #670

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of correspond in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of correspond in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of correspond in a Sentence

  1. Luis Gonzalez:

    Around 100 tonnes of powder, 2.6 million detonators, 99 projectiles and around 3,000 cannon shells were found, the documentation that the captain had in regards to the merchandise that was being transported in the China-flagged vessel did not correspond to what we found.

  2. Howard County Sheriff Steven Rogers:

    We’re really not certain on the exact identity of this individual, we’ve been told that the name on the warrant may not correspond with the name of the individual in the trailer. Again, we’re waiting to find that information out.

  3. Eva Longoria:

    Huffman's lawyers argued that the sentencing guidelines in those cases were much higher and reserved for the mastermind of schemes, not mere participants. Prosecutors, meanwhile, had argued that universities and testing companies were the victims of the schemes, and the amount that parents paid should correspond to the penalties' severity.But US Probation and Pretrial Services, which prepares pre-sentence investigation reports for each defendant, has argued overall, that the universities and testing companies suffered no monetary harm, and the price of the parents' bribes is therefore not relevant to any sentences. Actress Felicity Huffman loved ones wrote letters of support to the judgeMacy and other loved ones submitted letters to Judge Indira Talwani on Huffman's behalf, pleading for leniency. Each letter outlined Huffman's loyalty and commitment to the writer — an attempt to show Actress Felicity Huffman role in the admissions scam was an outlier in Actress Felicity Huffman life. Macy also shed some light on the immediate aftermath of Huffman's early morning arrest by the FBI in March.Two days after the arrest, Macy wrote, their eldest daughter was headed for an audition at a school she had her heart set on — one that didn't require SAT scores. But when Actress Felicity Huffman got off the plane, the school emailed Actress Felicity Huffman, formally rescinding its audition invitation because of the scandal. Eva Longoria and other celebrities write letters of support for actress Felicity Huffman ahead of Eva Longoria sentencingMacy wrote Eva Longoria and other celebrities daughter.

  4. Janet Sitchin:

    The length of orbit is very different. So. unless there is something that is not quite correct in the calculations of 10,000 and 20,000 years, then it does n’t correspond to what the Sumerians wrote about Nibiru.

  5. Brian Jorde:

    Granting of these permits are supposed to correspond with more vigorous inspections and more frequent inspections by the applicant, but in reality, it is more self-policing which typically falls below the intent of the special permit.

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