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English Dictionary: corresponding by the DICT Development Group
3 results for corresponding
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. accompanying; "all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities"
  2. similar especially in position or purpose; "a number of corresponding diagonal points"
  3. conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year"
    Synonym(s): comparable, corresponding, like
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Corresponding \Cor`re*spond"ing\, a.
      1. Answering; conformable; agreeing; suiting; as,
            corresponding numbers.
      2. Carrying on intercourse by letters.
      {Corresponding member of a society}, one residing at a
            distance, who has been invited to correspond with the
            society, and aid in carrying out its designs without
            taking part in its management.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Correspond \Cor`re*spond"\ (k?r`r?-sp?nd"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
      {Corresponded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Corresponding}.] [Pref. cor-
      + respond: cf. f. correspondre.]
      1. To be like something else in the dimensions and
            arrangement of its parts; -- followed by with or to; as,
            concurring figures correspond with each other throughout.
                     None of them [the forms of Sidney's sonnets]
                     correspond to the Shakespearean type. --J. A.
      2. To be adapted; to be congruous; to suit; to agree; to fit;
            to answer; -- followed by to.
                     Words being but empty sounds, any farther than they
                     are signs of our ideas, we can not but assent to
                     them as they correspond to those ideas we have, but
                     no farther.                                       --Locke.
      3. To have intercourse or communion; especially, to hold
            intercourse or to communicate by sending and receiving
            letters; -- followed by with.
                     After having been long in indirect communication
                     with the exiled family, he [Atterbury] began to
                     correspond directly with the Pretender. --Macaulay.
      Syn: To agree; fit; answer; suit; write; address.
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