from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having the same or nearly the same relationship.
  • adj. Accompanying another: a high corporate position and its corresponding problems.
  • adj. Having been assigned the responsibility of written communications: a corresponding secretary.
  • adj. Participating at a distance from the rest of a group: a corresponding member of the bar association.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of correspond.
  • n. action of the verb to correspond
  • adj. that have a similar relationship

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Answering; conformable; agreeing; suiting.
  • adj. Carrying on intercourse by letters.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Related by correspondence. Similar in position or relation. See correspond, 1.
  • Conformable; agreeing; accordant.
  • Carrying on intercourse by letters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. similar especially in position or purpose
  • adj. accompanying
  • adj. conforming in every respect


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • To put the point with a slight risk of anachronism (since Plato does not have a term corresponding to our “aesthetics”), he does not think that aesthetics is separable from ethics.

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  • In the capital of the empire the Taoist priesthood includes: two Tao-lu-sze, superiors, a title corresponding with that of the Buddhists, seng-lu-sze; two Cheng-i, Taoists of right simplicity; two Yen-fa, ritual Taoists; two Che-ling, Taoists of great excellence, thaumaturgus; and two Che-i, Taoists of great probity, an inferior class of priests.

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  • It may be stated in explanation that, among all the American Indians, any phenomenon which exerted a powerful influence upon the physical and nervous system was designated by a term corresponding to the term medicine in other languages.

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  • In 1505, by a royal decree of 14 April of that year, he had received Spanish naturalization, and a decree of 6 August, 1508, named him piloto mayor de España, a title corresponding to the modern one of head of the admiralty, and which was borne by Vespucci until his death.

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  • The muskets, when carried by the men on the journey, are marked each with a label corresponding to the rack where it is to stand in the ship.

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  • The tenant remains in possession, and continues to pay rent as before, and becomes, from sufferance, a tenant from year to year, which can only be terminated by one party or the other giving the necessary six months’ notice to quit at the term corresponding with the commencement of the original tenancy.

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  • -- a title corresponding with that of an army corps commander in

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  • Nobody seems interested in corresponding with you on this question so here is what I would do if I were you.

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  • Also, be prompt in corresponding with the organizing TL.

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