communication by the exchange of letters
compatibility of observations
"there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence"
commensurateness, correspondence, proportionateness(noun)
the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount
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
similarity by virtue of corresponding
Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
Newspaper or news stories, generally.
Postal or other written communications.
Another name for a relation.
friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters
the letters which pass between correspondents
mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation
Origin: [Cf. F. correspondance.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'correspondence' in Nouns Frequency: #2216
The numerical value of correspondence in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of correspondence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was a lot of correspondence.
Those truly linked don't need correspondence, When they meet again after many years apart, Their friendship is as true as ever.
Was it an earlier draft of 'Watchman,' or of 'Mockingbird,' or even, as early correspondence indicates it might be, a third book bridging the two? I don't know.
The many faces of intimacy: the Victorians could experience it through correspondence, but not through cohabitation; contemporary men and women can experience it through fornication, but not through friendship.
His courtesy was somewhat extravagant. He would write and thank people who wrote to thank him for wedding presents and when he encountered anyone as punctilious as himself the correspondence ended only with death.
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- кореспонденция, съответствиеBulgarian
- correspondènciaCatalan, Valencian
- Briefwechsel, KorrespondenzGerman
- vastaavuus, lehdet, kirjeenvaihtoFinnish
- पत्र - व्यवहारHindi
- 対応, 通信, 書簡, 文通Japanese
- соотношение, переписка, соответствие, корреспонденцияRussian
- filipino, pakikipagtalastasanTagalog
- haberleşme, haber, mektuplaşma, yazışmaTurkish
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