correspond

  • 1 correspond — If one thing is similar or analogous to another, or related closely to it, it is said to correspond to it: • Gandhi s concept of Religion corresponds to his concept of Truth G. Richards, 1991. If one thing is in harmony or agreement with another …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 correspond — UK US /ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnd/ verb [I] ► COMMUNICATIONS to communicate with someone by letter or email: correspond with sb »There has been some problem in the way insurers are corresponding with customers. ► to match something, or be similar or equal to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 correspond — [v1] agree, complement accord, amount, approach, assimilate, be consistent, be identical to, be similar to, coincide, compare, conform, correlate, dovetail, equal, fit, harmonize, lip sync, match, partake of, reciprocate, resemble, rival, square …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 correspond — I (be equivalent) verb adapt to, agree, answer the purpose, appertain, approach, approximate, be accordant, be akin, complement, be complemental, be congruent, be related, bear resemblance, belong, border on, bring into relation with, cohere,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 correspond — 1520s, to be in agreement, to be in harmony with, from M.Fr. correspondre (14c.) or directly from M.L. correspondere, from cor (see COM (Cf. com )) together, with each other + respondere to answer (see RESPOND (Cf. respond)). Originally in M.L.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 correspond — *agree, square, accord, tally, jibe, harmonize, conform Analogous words: approach, touch, *match, rival, equal …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 correspond — ► VERB 1) match or agree almost exactly. 2) be comparable or equivalent in character or form. 3) communicate by exchanging letters. ORIGIN Latin correspondere, from respondere answer …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 correspond — [kôr΄ə spänd′, kär΄ə spänd′] vi. [MFr correspondre < ML correspondere < L com , together + respondere, to RESPOND] 1. to be in agreement (with something); conform ( to something); tally; harmonize 2. to be similar, analogous, or equal, (to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 correspond */*/ — UK [ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnd] / US [ˌkɔrəˈspɑnd] verb [intransitive] Word forms correspond : present tense I/you/we/they correspond he/she/it corresponds present participle corresponding past tense corresponded past participle corresponded 1) a) to be the… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 correspond — cor|re|spond [ ,kɔrə spand ] verb intransitive ** 1. ) to be the same as something else, or very much like it: If their statements correspond, we ll have no trouble. correspond with: The statistics do not correspond with our own experience.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 correspond — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to be equal ) to correspond to (what German word corresponds to hound?) 2) (BE) (D; intr.) ( to be in harmony ) to correspond with (his actions do not correspond with his words; to correspond with one s needs) 3) (D; intr.) (… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 correspond — cor|re|spond [ˌkɔrıˈspɔnd US ˌko:rıˈspa:nd, ˌka: ] v [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: correspondre, from [i]Medieval Latin, from Latin com ( COM ) + respondere ( RESPOND)] 1.) if two things or ideas correspond, the parts or information in one… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 correspond — [[t]kɒ̱rɪspɒ̱nd, AM kɔ͟ːr [/t]] corresponds, corresponding, corresponded 1) V RECIP If one thing corresponds to another, there is a close similarity or connection between them. You can also say that two things correspond. [V to/with n] Racegoers… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 correspond — correspondingly, adv. /kawr euh spond , kor /, v.i. 1. to be in agreement or conformity (often fol. by with or to): His actions do not correspond with his words. 2. to be similar or analogous; be equivalent in function, position, amount, etc.… …

    Universalium

  • 16 correspond — 01. The decrease in the number of tourists visiting our northern neighbor [corresponds] to the increase in the value of the Canadian dollar. 02. I [correspond] regularly with my counterpart in the head office in Providence. 03. You should keep… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 correspond — verb (I) 1 if two things or ideas correspond, the parts or information in one relate to the parts or information in the other: The two halves of the document did not correspond. (+ with/to): The numbers correspond to distinct points on the map. 2 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 correspond — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, accommodate with, accord, adapt, adapt to, adjust, adjust to, affect, agree, agree with, align, amount to, answer, answer to, ape, appear like, appertain to, apply to, approach, approximate, assent,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 correspond — [ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnd] verb [I] 1) to be the same as something else, or very similar to something else Unfortunately, their statements did not correspond.[/ex] 2) formal if two people correspond with each other, they regularly write letters to each other …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 correspond — intransitive verb Etymology: Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French correspondre, from Medieval Latin correspondēre, from Latin com + respondēre to respond Date: 1529 1. a. to be in conformity or agreement < the ideal failed…to correspond …

    New Collegiate Dictionary