Correspond definition

kôrĭ-spŏnd, kŏr-
To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly.
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To be in agreement (with something); conform (to something); tally; harmonize.
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To be in agreement, harmony, or conformity.
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To be similar or equivalent in character, quantity, origin, structure, or function.

English navel corresponds to Greek omphalos.

verb
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To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
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To be similar, analogous, or equal (to something)
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To correspond is to communicate in writing or to agree with, or harmonize with something or someone.

An example of correspond is when you write a letter or email to someone and he writes back.

An example of correspond is when a graph is representative of data.

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(intransitive, construed with to) To be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc.
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​(intransitive, construed with with) to exchange messages, especially by postal letter, over a period of time.

I've been corresponding with my German pen pal for three years.

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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