correspond to

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Related to correspond to: Corresponding angles, contingency
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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.
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If throughout his reign Napoleon gave commands concerning an invasion of England and expended on no other undertaking so much time and effort, and yet during his whole reign never once attempted to execute that design but undertook an expedition into Russia, with which country he considered it desirable to be in alliance (a conviction he repeatedly expressed)- this came about because his commands did not correspond to the course of events in the first case, but did so correspond in the latter.
I have made up my mind that I ought not to be a perfect horsewoman, and so I should never correspond to your pattern of a lady." Dorothea looked straight before her, and spoke with cold brusquerie, very much with the air of a handsome boy, in amusing contrast with the solicitous amiability of her admirer.
The aim of the present work is to show how it is possible to justify such an intensity distribution in a qualitative way, by supposing that positions of discrete terms do not correspond to absorption maxima, but to points located along the steep parts of the curve, which are therefore slightly shifted with respect to the former.
To avoid that problem, Alice and Bob should choose their code so that the points that correspond to words are far apart.
The sharing arrangement may or may not correspond to the partners' overall economic arrangement.
Groups of mice are sacrificed at three time points--two of which correspond to critical periods of human central nervous system development--and their brains and spinal cords are analyzed.
Once there is at least a framework for classifying data and the different resources that correspond to the tiers, the possibility for real payoff is there.
These two sets of basic chromosome numbers correspond to the chromosome numbers in these two horticultural classes.
Moreover, at the center of the configuration is a second dyad (education, learning) that seems to correspond to the individual-center `open, expressive' dimension.
The three plots in the figure correspond to the three different temperatures of curing.
The estimated characteristic sizes of the neutron wave functions in two lowest quantum states correspond to their expectations with an accuracy of [approximately equal to]25 %.