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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corresponding  \Cor`re*spond"ing\,  a. 
  1.  Answering;  conformable;  agreeing;  suiting;  as 
  corresponding  numbers. 
 
  2.  Carrying  on  intercourse  by  letters. 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  None  of  them  [the  forms  of  Sidney's  sonnets] 
  correspond  to  the  Shakespearean  type  --J.  A. 
  Symonds 
 
  2.  To  be  adapted;  to  be  congruous;  to  suit;  to  agree;  to  fit 
  to  answer;  --  followed  by  to 
 
  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. 
 
  3.  To  have  intercourse  or  communion;  especially,  to  hold 
  intercourse  or  to  communicate  by  sending  and  receiving 
  letters;  --  followed  by  with 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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},  {like}] 
  4:  agreeing  in  amount,  magnitude,  or  degree;  "the  figures  are 
  large  but  the  corresponding  totals  next  year  will  be 
  larger"  [syn:  {proportionate},  {in  proportion  to}] 




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