What does corresponding mean?

Definitions for corresponding
ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dɪŋ, ˌkɒr-cor·re·spond·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. correspondingadjective


    "all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities"

  2. correspondingadjective

    similar especially in position or purpose

    "a number of corresponding diagonal points"

  3. comparable, corresponding, likeadjective

    conforming in every respect

    "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year"


  1. correspondingnoun

    action of the verb to correspond

  2. correspondingadjective

    that have a similar relationship


  1. corresponding

    Corresponding generally refers to having a direct relationship, connection or similarity to something else. It often implies that one thing matches, parallels, or complements another, or is directly linked or associated with it. It can also mean to communicate or interact with someone through letters or messages. The method, behavior or principle being used in one case is usually the same in the other scenario.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corresponding

    of Correspond

  2. Correspondingadjective

    answering; conformable; agreeing; suiting; as, corresponding numbers

  3. Correspondingadjective

    carrying on intercourse by letters

Editors Contribution

  1. corresponding

    To have an equivalent connection or relationship.

    The government departments have a corresponding governmental policy.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'corresponding' in Adjectives Frequency: #794

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corresponding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corresponding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of corresponding in a Sentence

  1. Duyeon Kim:

    If the US responds to our initiative and pre-emptive efforts by taking reliable and corresponding practical action, our relationship will continue to progress at an excellent and great speed through the process of taking more concrete and groundbreaking measures.

  2. Craig Singleton:

    Beijing appears willing to absorb the economic and social costs that stem from its zero-Covid policy because the alternative — widespread infections along with corresponding hospitalizations and deaths — represents an even greater threat to the government's legitimacy.

  3. Alcon Global Head Jeff George:

    We've seen a significant slowdown in emerging markets, particularly in Asia, which has led to a corresponding drop in our surgical equipment sales, we've also seen increasing competitive pricing pressure in our IOL business. The third factor ... is the increasing generic pressure that we've had in our U.S. pharma business.

  4. Andrea Thompson:

    Based on yesterday's discussions and corresponding rhetoric today, we see no indication that Russia would choose compliance.

  5. The CEO:

    We are planning our projections based on Brent price at $30 for this year, and must brace ourselves for the corresponding impact to our financial performance. 2016 and 2017 will continue to be challenging for Petronas.

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