correspondence

  • 1 correspondence — cor‧re‧spon‧dence [ˌkɒrˈspɒndəns ǁ ˌkɔːrˈspɑːn , ˌkɑː ] noun [uncountable] 1. letters exchanged between people, especially business or official letters: • Any correspondence concerning the inquiry should be sent to Mr Alan Wood. comˌmercial… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Correspondence — may refer to: In general usage, non concurrent, remote communication between people, including letters, email, newsgroups, Internet forums, blogs Correspondence theory of truth (philosophy), a theory in epistemology Correspondence principle… …

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  • 3 Correspondence — Cor re*spond ence ( sp?nd ens), n. [Cf. F. correspondance.] 1. Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters. [1913 Webster] Holding also good correspondence with the other… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 correspondence — [n1] agreement accord, analogy, coherence, coincidence, comparability, comparison, concurrence, conformity, congruity, consistency, correlation, equivalence, fitness, harmony, likeness, match, regularity, relation, resemblance, similarity,… …

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  • 5 correspondence — [kôr΄əspän′dəns, kär΄əspän′dəns] n. [ME < ML correspondentia < prp. of correspondere: see CORRESPOND] 1. agreement with something else or with one another; conformity 2. similarity; analogy 3. a) communication by exchange of letters b) the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 correspondence — theory of truth …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 7 correspondence — I (communication by letters) noun communication, dispatches, epistulae, exchange of letters, letter writing, letters, litterae, mail, missives, writings II (similarity) noun accord, agreement, analogy, comparability, conformity, congruence,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 correspondence — early 15c., harmony, agreement, from M.L. correspondentia, from correspondentem (nom. correspondens), prp. of correspondere (see CORRESPOND (Cf. correspond)). Sense of communication by letters is first attested 1640s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 correspondence — *intercourse, communication, conversation, converse, communion, commerce, traffic, dealings …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 correspondence — ► NOUN 1) the action or fact of corresponding. 2) letters sent or received …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 correspondence — noun 1 letters exchanged ADJECTIVE ▪ confidential, personal, private ▪ business, diplomatic, official ▪ regular ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 correspondence — n. exchange of letters 1) to carry on, conduct (a) correspondence 2) to break off correspondence 3) business, commercial; personal correspondence 4) correspondence about; between; with 5) in correspondence with (to be in correspondence with smb.… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 correspondence — [[t]kɒ̱rɪspɒ̱ndəns, AM kɔ͟ːr [/t]] correspondences 1) N UNCOUNT: also a N, oft N with n Correspondence is the act of writing letters to someone. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into... His interest in writing… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 Correspondence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Correspondence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 correspondence correspondence letter epistle note billet post card missive circular favor billet doux Sgm: N 1 chit chit chitty …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 correspondence — cor|re|spon|dence [ˌkɔrıˈspɔndəns US ˌko:rıˈspa:n , ˌka: ] n [U] 1.) the letters that someone sends and receives, especially official or business letters ▪ A secretary came in twice a week to deal with his correspondence. 2.) the process of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 correspondence */*/ — UK [ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndəns] / US [ˌkɔrəˈspɑndəns] noun Word forms correspondence : singular correspondence plural correspondences 1) a) [singular/uncountable] the process of writing and receiving letters correspondence with: She kept up a thirty year… …

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  • 17 correspondence — cor|re|spon|dence [ ,kɔrə spandəns ] noun ** 1. ) singular or uncount the process of writing and receiving letters: correspondence with: She kept up a thirty year correspondence with Mary Hays. a ) uncount the letters that someone sends and… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 correspondence — n. 1 (usu. foll. by with, to, between) agreement, similarity, or harmony. 2 a communication by letters. b letters sent or received. Phrases and idioms: correspondence college (or school) a college conducting correspondence courses. correspondence …

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  • 19 correspondence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Communication by letter, etc. Nouns 1. correspondence, communication by letter, postcard, etc., letter writing; personal or business correspondence; mail order selling (see sale). 2. a. letter, epistle,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 correspondence — noun (U) 1 letters exchanged between people, especially official or business letters: A secretary came in twice a week to deal with his correspondence. 2 the process of sending and receiving letters: All correspondence between us must cease. 3 a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English