Correspond Definition

kôrĭ-spŏnd, kŏr-
corresponded, corresponding, corresponds
corresponded, corresponds
To be in agreement (with something); conform (to something); tally; harmonize.
Webster's New World
To be similar, analogous, or equal (to something)
Webster's New World
To be similar or equivalent in character, quantity, origin, structure, or function.
English navel corresponds to Greek omphalos.
American Heritage
To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly.
Webster's New World

Origin of Correspond

  • French correspondre from Medieval Latin correspondēre Latin com- com- respondēre to respond respond

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French correspondre, from Latin com- (“with”) + respondeo (“to match, to answer to”)

    From Wiktionary

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