cor|re|spond|ence


cor|re|spond|ence
cor|re|spond|ence «KR uh SPON duhns, KOR-», noun.
1. agreement; harmony: »

Your account of the accident has little correspondence with the story the other driver told.

SYNONYM(S): accord.
2. resemblance in structure or function; similarity: »

There is a correspondence of form in the skeletons of a lion and a tiger.

SYNONYM(S): analogy, likeness.
3. exchange of letters; letter writing: »

The boy kept up a correspondence with his friend from camp.

4. letters: »

Keep the correspondence about our vacation in a folder where we won't lose it. Your business will gain the prestige of correctly spelled, precisely written, accurate correspondence (Newsweek).

5. letters contributed to a newspaper, magazine, or other publication.
6. Mathematics. a matching of the members of one set of objects with the members of a second set of objects.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cor´re|spond´ent|ly — cor|re|spond|ent «KR uh SPON duhnt, KOR », noun, adjective. –n. 1. a) a person who exchanges letters with another: »My mother and her sister have been regular correspondents for years, writing to each other weekly. b) a person who contributes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|re|spond|ent — «KR uh SPON duhnt, KOR », noun, adjective. –n. 1. a) a person who exchanges letters with another: »My mother and her sister have been regular correspondents for years, writing to each other weekly. b) a person who contributes letters to a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor´re|spond´ing|ly — cor|re|spond|ing «KR uh SPON dihng, KOR », adjective. 1. that corresponds or answers to another; parallel; matching: »The man s attack was met by the dog s corresponding counterattack. The triangles are similar; therefore their corresponding… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|re|spond|ing — «KR uh SPON dihng, KOR », adjective. 1. that corresponds or answers to another; parallel; matching: »The man s attack was met by the dog s corresponding counterattack. The triangles are similar; therefore their corresponding sides are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|re|spond — «KR uh SPOND, KOR », intransitive verb. 1. to agree; be in harmony: »The promise and the performance do not correspond. Her white hat and shoes correspond with her white dress. SYNONYM(S): harmonize, match, suit, accord. See syn. under agree. (Cf …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|re|spond|en|cy — «KR uh SPON duhn see, KOR », noun. Archaic. correspondence …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|spond|ence — «dih SPON duhns», noun. = despondency. (Cf. ↑despondency) …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|spond|ence — «rih SPON duhns», noun. 1. = response. (Cf. ↑response) 2. Obsolete. an agreement …   Useful english dictionary

  • spond — cor·re·spond; cor·re·spond·ing·ly; de·spond·ent·ly; re·spond·er; de·spond; re·spond; de·spond·ing·ly; …   English syllables

  • cor — cor·a·cid·i·um; cor·a·ci·idae; cor·a·cite; cor·a·cle; cor·a·co·bra·chi·a·lis; cor·a·coid·al; cor·a·co·ra·di·a·lis; cor·al·lig·e·na; cor·al·li·idae; cor·al·li·na; cor·al·li·na·ce·ae; cor·al·li·ta; cor·al·lite; cor·al·loid; cor·al·lo·rhi·za;… …   English syllables


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