- The definition of correspondence is the act of conforming or agreeing with someone or something else.
An example of correspondence is when a person acts in the same way she appears to think.
- Correspondence is defined as communication, generally through letters or emails.
An example of correspondence is the interchange of letters between pen-pals.
- agreement with something else or with one another; conformity
- similarity; analogy
- communication by exchange of letters
- the letters received or written
- Math. a clearly defined relationship between two members of a set, or different sets, as one-to-one correspondence
Origin of correspondenceMiddle English from Medieval Latin correspondentia from present participle of correspondere: see correspond
- The act, fact, or state of agreeing or conforming: The correspondence of the witness's statement with the known facts suggests that he is telling the truth.
- A similarity, connection, or equivalence: Is there a correspondence between corporal punishment in children and criminal behavior in adults?
- a. Communication by the exchange of letters, emails, or other forms of written messages.b. The messages sent or received.
(countable and uncountable, plural correspondences)
- (uncountable) Friendly discussion.
- (uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
- (countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
- (uncountable) Newspaper or news stories, generally.
- (countable) A postal or other written communication.
- (uncountable) Postal or other written communications.
- (set theory, countable) A relation.