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4 definitions found
 for corresponding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Correspond \Cor`re*spond"\ (k?r`r?-sp?nd"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
     Corresponded; p. pr. & vb. n. Corresponding.] [Pref. cor-
     + respond: cf. f. correspondre.]
     1. To be like something else in the dimensions and
        arrangement of its parts; -- followed by with or to; as,
        concurring figures correspond with each other throughout.
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              None of them [the forms of Sidney's sonnets]
              correspond to the Shakespearean type. --J. A.
                                                    Symonds.
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     2. To be adapted; to be congruous; to suit; to agree; to fit;
        to answer; -- followed by to.
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              Words being but empty sounds, any farther than they
              are signs of our ideas, we can not but assent to
              them as they correspond to those ideas we have, but
              no farther.                           --Locke.
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     3. To have intercourse or communion; especially, to hold
        intercourse or to communicate by sending and receiving
        letters; -- followed by with.
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              After having been long in indirect communication
              with the exiled family, he [Atterbury] began to
              correspond directly with the Pretender. --Macaulay.
  
     Syn: To agree; fit; answer; suit; write; address.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Corresponding \Cor`re*spond"ing\, a.
     1. Answering; conformable; agreeing; suiting; as,
        corresponding numbers.
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     2. Carrying on intercourse by letters.
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     Corresponding member of a society, one residing at a
        distance, who has been invited to correspond with the
        society, and aid in carrying out its designs without
        taking part in its management.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  corresponding
      adj 1: accompanying; "all rights carry with them corresponding
             responsibilities"
      2: similar especially in position or purpose; "a number of
         corresponding diagonal points"
      3: conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding
         dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year" [syn:
         comparable, corresponding, like]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  118 Moby Thesaurus words for "corresponding":
     accordant, affirmative, agnate, agreeable, agreeing, akin, alike,
     all one, all the same, amicable, anal, analogous, answerable,
     answering, at one, attuned, bourgeois, coequal, coexistent,
     coexisting, coextensive, coherent, coincident, coincidental,
     coinciding, commensurate, comparable, compatible, complemental,
     complementary, compulsive, concordant, concurring, conformable,
     conformist, congenial, congruent, congruous, consentaneous,
     consentient, consistent, consonant, conventional, convertible,
     cooperating, cooperative, coordinate, correspondent, coterminous,
     duplicate, empathetic, empathic, en rapport, equal, equiparant,
     equipollent, equivalent, formalistic, frictionless, harmonious,
     homologous, identical, in accord, in agreement, in concert,
     in keeping, in line, in rapport, in step, in sync,
     in synchronization, in tune, inaccordance, inharmony, kosher,
     like-minded, matching, much the same, of a kind, of a piece,
     of a size, of like mind, of one mind, on all fours, orthodox,
     parallel, paralleling, peaceful, pedantic, plastic, positive,
     precisianistic, proportionate, reciprocal, reciprocative,
     reconcilable, self-consistent, similar, square, straight, stuffy,
     symbiotic, sympathetic, synchronized, synchronous, synonymous,
     tantamount, together, traditionalist, twin, unanimous,
     understanding, undifferentiated, uniform, unisonant, unisonous,
     united, uptight
  
  

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