What does correspondent mean?

Definitions for correspondent
ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dənt, ˌkɒr-cor·re·spon·dent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. correspondent, letter writer(noun)

    someone who communicates by means of letters

  2. correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter, pressman(adj)

    a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media

  3. analogous, correspondent(adj)

    similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar

    "brains and computers are often considered analogous"; "salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar"


  1. correspondent(Noun)

    Someone who or something which corresponds.

  2. correspondent(Noun)

    A journalist who sends reports to his newspaper or radio or television station from a distant or overseas location.

  3. correspondent(Adjective)


  4. correspondent(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Correspondent(adj)

    suitable; adapted; fit; corresponding; congruous; conformable; in accord or agreement; obedient; willing

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondant.]

  2. Correspondent(noun)

    one with whom intercourse is carried on by letter

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondant.]

  3. Correspondent(noun)

    one who communicates information, etc., by letter or telegram to a newspaper or periodical

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondant.]

  4. Correspondent(noun)

    one who carries on commercial intercourse by letter or telegram with a person or firm at a distance

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondant.]


  1. Correspondent

    A correspondent or on-the-scene reporter is a journalist or commentator, magazines or more general speaking, an agent who contributes reports to a newspaper, or radio or television news, or another type of company, from a remote, often distant, location. A foreign correspondent is stationed in a foreign country. The term correspondent refers to the original practice of filing news reports via postal letter. The largest networks of correspondents belong to ARD and BBC.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correspondent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4369

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correspondent' in Nouns Frequency: #1668

How to pronounce correspondent?

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How to say correspondent in sign language?

  1. correspondent


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of correspondent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of correspondent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of correspondent in a Sentence

  1. David Jessop:

    Due to compliance requirements it's getting more and more difficult for local banks to find a correspondent bank that will take Caribbean business.

  2. Daphna Shohamy:

    Daphna Shohamy, who is a professor of psychology at Columbia University, told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta in a recent podcast.How to not raise a racist white kidAnd we're all forced to make decisions in that state of uncertainty and to just rely on what we do know, which is not good enough, i notice it myself all the time.

  3. Deutsche Bank:

    Any re-engagement with Iran will take place in several stages and will require updates to policies, procedures, systems and controls as well as ongoing communication with regulators and correspondent banks.

  4. Dana Perino:

    [ Watch Fox : Chief Congressional Correspondent Mike Emanuel is on Capitol Hill today with the latest on Congress ’ first day back. ] NOT EVEN ESPERANTO ? NRO’s Jay Nordlinger points out one of the very best anecdotes in Dana Perino’s book :.

  5. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2:

    I will be correspondent to command, And do my spiriting gently.

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