verb (used without object)
- correlation ratio,
- correlative conjunction,
- correspondence column,
- correspondence course,
- correspondence principle,
- correspondence school
Origin of correspond
Examples from the Web for correspond
Franco adopted different looks for each section to correspond with their respective psyche.James Franco and Scott Haze on 'The Sound and the Fury' and Gawker 'Outing' Them As A 'Couple'|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They just liked what they liked, which happened to correspond to what a lot of other little girls liked.
The number of lunar cycles does not correspond easily to the number of seasonal ones.How Long Is a Year? Is the Earth Slowing Down? And Other Questions About Time|Neil Shubin|January 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rising statistics may correspond to the high number of unemployed Americans worrying about putting food on the table.
It was her kind heart and trusting personality that may have led her to correspond online with Legebokoff.
They were located within a radius of one league of each other and must correspond to the three seen by Moraga.The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California|Sherburne F. Cook
Believe in our attachment; and we shall see you here now and then, and correspond with you when you are away.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
Sometimes verse-accent and word-accent do not correspond even at the last accent in a colon.The Oxford Book of Latin Verse|Various
She had no time to correspond with people who 'wasted their lives'.The Whirlpool|George Gissing
Wage rates to be periodically revised to correspond with variations in the cost of living.
Word Origin for correspond
1520s, "to be in agreement, to be in harmony with," from Middle French correspondre (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin correspondere, from cor- (see com-) "together, with each other" + respondere "to answer" (see respond).
Originally in Medieval Latin of two things in mutual action, but by later Medieval Latin it could be used of one thing only. In English, sense of "to be similar" (to) is from 1640s; that of "to hold communication with" is from c.1600; specifically "to communicate by means of letters" from 1640s (in mid-18c. it also could mean "have sex"). Related: Corresponded; corresponding.