What is the meaning of correspond?


  • Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics.
    • usage: "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
  • Be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics.
  • Exchange messages.
    • usage: "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"
  • Take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to.
    • usage: "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"
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