match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree(verb)
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"
be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
"My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"
represent, stand for, correspond(verb)
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"
to be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc.
to exchange messages, especially by postal letter, over a period of time.
I've been corresponding with my German pen pal for three years.
Origin: From correspondre, from com- + respondeo
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
to be adapted; to be congruous; to suit; to agree; to fit; to answer; -- followed by to
to have intercourse or communion; especially, to hold intercourse or to communicate by sending and receiving letters; -- followed by with
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'correspond' in Verbs Frequency: #670
The numerical value of correspond in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of correspond in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This information does not correspond to reality.
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
The dates on the filter housing do not necessarily correspond to the dates of the filter replacement.
I regret this increase, which does not correspond to the reality of the employees of this great company.
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- راسل, ماثلArabic
- съответствувам, кореспондирам, отговарямBulgarian
- korrespondieren, entsprechenGerman
- αντιστοιχώ, αλληλογραφώGreek
- corresponder, corresponderseSpanish
- freagairScottish Gaelic
- levelezik, megfelelHungarian
- korespondować, odpowiadaćPolish
- соотноситься, переписываться, согласовываться, соответствоватьRussian
- motsvara, brevväxla, stämma, korresponderaSwedish
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