What does correspondence mean?

Definitions for correspondence
ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dəns, ˌkɒr-cor·re·spon·dence

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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


  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondance.]

  2. Correspondence(noun)

    the letters which pass between correspondents

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondance.]

  3. Correspondence(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondance.]

Editors Contribution

  1. correspondence

    A form of communication.

    The organization did confirm in their correspondence all employees were to be paid their full wages guaranteed as a combination of government support and their goodwill for the shared prosperity of all employees.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce correspondence?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of correspondence in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of correspondence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of correspondence in a Sentence

  1. Frederick Hill:

    The administration requested authority to extend the deadline for positive train control and the Senate subsequently advanced a bipartisan proposal to create accountability and set realistic deadlines, this provision in the surface transportation bill will address the concerns summarized in Chairman Elliott's correspondence.

  2. Rick Wilson:

    To put the referenced e-mail correspondence into context, the dispute surrounding Havana Club rum has been going on for more than 20 years, then-Gov. Bush was responding to inquiries by Mr. Rodriguez and Bacardi to determine what was taking so long in what Bacardi believed to be rather routine measures after the company purchased the legitimate global rights to the Havana Club trademark from the creators and original owners, Jose Arechabala S.A. and the Arechabala family.

  3. Pavel Durov:

    If such a measure is implemented, most of our correspondence, our business secrets, our private data would be put at risk. Because if there's a back door, not only a government official could use it, but theoretically criminals including terrorists [ could too ].

  4. Todd Godfrey:

    It was a lot of correspondence.

  5. The National Archives:

    Included is correspondence from individuals, organizations, and children to President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, Andrew Card, and Karl Rove; routine memoranda regarding government awards and promotions; and draft correspondence from the White House with background material.

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