Correspondence definition

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Correspondence is defined as communication, generally through letters or emails.

An example of correspondence is the interchange of letters between pen-pals.

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A similarity, connection, or equivalence.

Is there a correspondence between corporal punishment in children and criminal behavior in adults?

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Similarity; analogy.
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Communication by the exchange of letters, e-mails, or other forms of written messages.
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(countable) A postal or other written communication.
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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.

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The messages sent or received.
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(math.) A clearly defined relationship between two members of a set, or different sets, as one-to-one correspondence.
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(countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
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(uncountable) Postal or other written communications.
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Communication by exchange of letters.
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The letters received or written.
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(uncountable) Friendly discussion.
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​(uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
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(uncountable) Newspaper or news stories, generally.
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Agreement with something else or with one another; conformity.
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(set theory, countable) A relation.
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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.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
correspondence
Plural:
correspondences