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  1. cor·re·spond
    IPA[ˌkôrəˈspänd]
  2. verb

    • 1. have a close similarity; match or agree almost exactly:

      the carved heads described in the poem correspond to those in the drawing communication is successful when the ideas in the minds of the speaker and hearer correspond
      Synonym : correlate with, agree with, be in agreement with, be consistent with, be compatible with, be consonant with, be congruous with, be in tune with, be in harmony with, accord with, concur with, coincide with, tally with, match up with, tie in with, dovetail with, relate to, equate to, conform to, match, fit, suit, parallel, square, jibe with, quadrate
    • 2. be analogous or equivalent in character, form, or function:

      the Inuit month corresponding to December was called Aagjulirvik
      Synonym : be equivalent, be analogous, be comparable, equate, be similar, be akin, represent, symbolize, stand for, signify, mean, denote, designate, indicate, betoken
    • 3. communicate by exchanging letters:

      Margaret corresponded with him until his death the doctor and I corresponded for more than two decades
      Synonym : exchange letters, communicate, keep in touch, keep in contact, write to, write letters to, drop someone a line, drop someone a note
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: correspond, 3rd person present: corresponds, gerund or present participle: corresponding, past tense: corresponded, past participle: corresponded

    • verb

      have a close similarity; match or agree almost exactly:

      be analogous or equivalent in character, form, or function:

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