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correspondent


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Correspondent  \Cor`re*spond"ent\  (-ent),  a.  [Cf.  F. 
  correspondant.] 
  Suitable;  adapted;  fit  corresponding;  congruous; 
  conformable;  in  accord  or  agreement;  obedient;  willing. 
 
  Action  correspondent  or  repugnant  unto  the  law. 
  --Hooker. 
 
  As  fast  the  correspondent  passions  rise.  --Thomson. 
 
  I  will  be  correspondent  to  command.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Correspondent  \Cor`re*spond"ent\,  n. 
  1.  One  with  whom  intercourse  is  carried  on  by  letter. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  One  who  communicates  information,  etc.,  by  letter  or 
  telegram  to  a  newspaper  or  periodical. 
 
  3.  (Com.)  One  who  carries  on  commercial  intercourse  by  letter 
  or  telegram  with  a  person  or  firm  at  a  distance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  correspondent 
  adj  :  similar  or  correspondent  in  some  respects  though  otherwise 
  dissimilar;  "brains  and  computers  are  often  considered 
  analogous;  "surimi  is  marketed  as  analogous  to 
  crabmeat"  [syn:  {analogous}] 
  n  1:  someone  who  communicates  by  means  of  letters  [syn:  {letter 
  writer}] 
  2:  a  journalist  employed  to  provide  news  stories  for  newspapers 
  or  broadcast  media  [syn:  {newspaperman},  {newspaperwoman}, 
  {newswriter},  {pressman}] 




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