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cor·re·spond

 (kôr′ĭ-spŏnd′, kŏr′-)
intr.v. cor·re·spond·ed, cor·re·spond·ing, cor·re·sponds
1. To be in agreement, harmony, or conformity.
2. To be similar or equivalent in character, quantity, origin, structure, or function: English navel corresponds to Greek omphalos.
3. To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.

[French correspondre, from Medieval Latin correspondēre : Latin com-, com- + respondēre, to respond; see respond.]
Synonyms: correspond, conform, harmonize, coincide, accord, agree
These verbs all indicate a compatibility between people or things. Correspond refers to similarity in form, nature, function, character, or structure: "Scientific statements may or may not correspond to the facts of the physical world" (George Soros).
Conform stresses correspondence in essence or basic characteristics, sometimes to an ideal or established standard: "Home was the place where I was forced to conform to someone else's image of who and what I should be" (bell hooks).
Harmonize implies the combination or arrangement of elements in a pleasing whole: The print on the curtains harmonized with the striped sofa.
Coincide stresses exact agreement: "His interest happily coincided with his duty" (Edward A. Freeman).
Accord implies harmony, unity, or consistency, as in essential nature: "The creed [upon which America was founded] was widely seen as both progressive and universalistic: It accorded with the future, and it was open to all" (Everett Carll Ladd).
Agree may indicate mere lack of incongruity or discord, although it often suggests acceptance of ideas or actions and thus accommodation: We finally agreed on a price for the house. See Also Synonyms at assent.

correspond

(ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnd)
vb (intr)
1. (usually foll by: with or to) to conform, be in agreement, or be consistent or compatible (with); tally (with)
2. (usually foll by to) to be similar or analogous in character or function
3. (Communications & Information) (usually foll by with) to communicate by letter
[C16: from Medieval Latin corrēspondēre, from Latin respondēre to respond]

cor•re•spond

(ˌkɔr əˈspɒnd, ˌkɒr-)

v.i.
1. to be in agreement or conformity; match (often fol. by with or to): His actions don't correspond to his words.
2. to be similar or analogous (usu. fol. by to): The U.S. Congress corresponds to the British Parliament.
3. to communicate by exchange of letters.
[1520–30; (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin corrēspondēre. See cor-, respond]
cor`re•spond′ing•ly, adv.

correspond


Past participle: corresponded
Gerund: corresponding

Imperative
correspond
correspond
Present
I correspond
you correspond
he/she/it corresponds
we correspond
you correspond
they correspond
Preterite
I corresponded
you corresponded
he/she/it corresponded
we corresponded
you corresponded
they corresponded
Present Continuous
I am corresponding
you are corresponding
he/she/it is corresponding
we are corresponding
you are corresponding
they are corresponding
Present Perfect
I have corresponded
you have corresponded
he/she/it has corresponded
we have corresponded
you have corresponded
they have corresponded
Past Continuous
I was corresponding
you were corresponding
he/she/it was corresponding
we were corresponding
you were corresponding
they were corresponding
Past Perfect
I had corresponded
you had corresponded
he/she/it had corresponded
we had corresponded
you had corresponded
they had corresponded
Future
I will correspond
you will correspond
he/she/it will correspond
we will correspond
you will correspond
they will correspond
Future Perfect
I will have corresponded
you will have corresponded
he/she/it will have corresponded
we will have corresponded
you will have corresponded
they will have corresponded
Future Continuous
I will be corresponding
you will be corresponding
he/she/it will be corresponding
we will be corresponding
you will be corresponding
they will be corresponding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been corresponding
you have been corresponding
he/she/it has been corresponding
we have been corresponding
you have been corresponding
they have been corresponding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been corresponding
you will have been corresponding
he/she/it will have been corresponding
we will have been corresponding
you will have been corresponding
they will have been corresponding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been corresponding
you had been corresponding
he/she/it had been corresponding
we had been corresponding
you had been corresponding
they had been corresponding
Conditional
I would correspond
you would correspond
he/she/it would correspond
we would correspond
you would correspond
they would correspond
Past Conditional
I would have corresponded
you would have corresponded
he/she/it would have corresponded
we would have corresponded
you would have corresponded
they would have corresponded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.correspond - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
check out, check - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
look - accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
answer - match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
coincide - be the same; "our views on this matter coincided"
align - be or come into adjustment with
correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
parallel - be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
twin, duplicate, parallel - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
bear out, underpin, corroborate, support - support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
homologize - be homologous; "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"
befit, beseem, suit - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agree - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
pattern - form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
adhere - be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
rime, rhyme - be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
2.correspond - be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
3.correspond - exchange messages; "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"
drop a line, write - communicate (with) in writing; "Write her soon, please!"
4.correspond - take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"

correspond

correspond

verb
1. To be compatible or in correspondence:
Informal: jibe.
Archaic: quadrate.
2. To be in keeping with:
3. To be equal or alike:
Informal: stack up.
4. To be equivalent or tantamount:
Idiom: have all the earmarks.
Translations
يُراسِل، يُكاتِبيُطابِقيُماثِل
dopisovat siodpovídatshodovat se s
brevvekslekorresponderemodsvare
levelez
samsvaraskrifast ávera í samræmi viî
atitinkantisbūti panašiamkorespondencijakorespondentaslaiškai
atbilstsakristsarakstīties
písať si
dopisovati siustrezati
aynı olmakbenzemekkarşılığı olmakmektuplaşmakuymak

correspond

[ˌkɒrɪsˈpɒnd] VI
1. (= be in accordance) → corresponder (with con) (= be equivalent) → equivaler (to a)
2. (by letter) → escribirse, mantener correspondencia (with con)

correspond

[ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnd] vi
(= match) → correspondre
to correspond with sth → correspondre à qch
to correspond to sth (= be similar to) → être équivalent à qch
(= write letters) → correspondre
to correspond with sb → correspondre avec qn

correspond

vi
(= be equivalent)entsprechen (→ to, with +dat); (two or more: to one another) → sich entsprechen; (= be in accordance also)sich decken (with mit); your version doesn’t correspondIhre Version deckt sich nicht damit
(= exchange letters)korrespondieren (with mit)

correspond

[ˌkɒrɪsˈpɒnd] vi
a. (be in accordance) to correspond (with)corrispondere a
to correspond (to) (be equivalent) → corrispondere a, equivalere (a)
b. (by letter) to correspond (with sb)corrispondere (con qn), essere in corrispondenza (con qn)
they correspond → si scrivono

correspond

(korəˈspond) verb
1. (with to) to be similar; to match. A bird's wing corresponds to the arm and hand in humans.
2. (with with) to be in agreement with; to match.
3. to communicate by letter (with). Do they often correspond (with each other)?
ˌcorreˈspondence noun
1. agreement; similarity or likeness.
2. (communication by) letters. I must deal with that (big pile of) correspondence.
ˌcorreˈspondent noun
1. a person with whom one exchanges letters. He has correspondents all over the world.
2. a person who contributes news to a newspaper etc. He's foreign correspondent for `The Times'.
ˌcorreˈsponding adjective
similar, matching. The rainfall this month is not as high as for the corresponding month last year.
correspondence course
a course of lessons by post. a correspondence course in accountancy.
References in classic literature ?
You'll know, already, Major Heyward, that my family was both ancient and honorable," commenced the Scotsman; "though it might not altogether be endowed with that amount of wealth that should correspond with its degree.
Day after day she looked fearfully into the child's expanding nature, ever dreading to detect some dark and wild peculiarity that should correspond with the guiltiness to which she owed her being.
So assured, indeed, is the fact concerning the periodicalness of the sperm whale's resorting to given waters, that many hunters believe that, could he be closely observed and studied throughout the world; were the logs for one voyage of the entire whale fleet carefully collated, then the migrations of the sperm whale would be found to correspond in invariability to those of the herring-shoals or the flights of swallows.
Those narrow straits of Sunda divide Sumatra from Java; and standing midway in that vast rampart of islands, buttressed by that bold green promontory, known to seamen as Java Head; they not a little correspond to the central gateway opening into some vast walled empire: and considering the inexhaustible wealth of spices, and silks, and jewels, and gold, and ivory, with which the thousand islands of that oriental sea are enriched, it seems a significant provision of nature, that such treasures, by the very formation of the land, should at least bear the appearance, however ineffectual, of being guarded from the all-grasping western world.