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.
References in classic literature ?
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.
And after all, articulate men, in the act of thinking, willy nilly use images that correspond to words and that amplify words.
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 %.
The sharing arrangement may or may not correspond to the partners' overall economic arrangement.
The vast majority of the coral ESTs correspond to DNA sequences shared by all multicellular animals.
Those elements more than 3 mm away from the weld correspond to the full reflection from the non-welded area.
These cases correspond to p and not-q cards on a Wason test -- the logically correct responses.
Using a bit-test program it is easy to get the count and find all those binary numbers that correspond to all the ray paths with the proper p-wave and s-wave sequences.
His discovery means that researchers studying physical systems that happen to correspond to such a mathematical scheme would have no way of determining the system's future, not just in the long term but also in the short run.