Correspond - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌkɔːrəˈspɑːnd|  American pronunciation of the word correspond
Brit.  |kɒrɪˈspɒnd|  British pronunciation of the word correspond


- be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics (syn: agree, check, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally)
- be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics (syn: equate)
- exchange messages
My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years
- take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to (syn: represent)

Extra examples

In some countries, the role of president corresponds to that of prime minister.

Each number corresponds to a location on the map.

We'll revise the schedule to correspond with the school calendar.

This ideal model does not correspond to the facts.

Her photograph corresponds with the description that he gave us.

The governor wishes to know what you and the prisoner have been corresponding about.

The two halves of the document did not correspond.

The numbers correspond to points on the map.

The French 'baccalauréat' exam roughly corresponds to British Alevels.

The description of these events corresponds closely to other accounts written at the time.

For the next three years they corresponded regularly.

She stopped corresponding with him after the death of her mother.

Are you still corresponding with your former boyfriend?

My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years

I intend to correspond with you by her mediation.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: correspond
he/she/it: corresponds
present participle: corresponding
past tense: corresponded
past participle: corresponded
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