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correspond

[ kawr-uh-spond, kor- ]
/ ˌkɔr əˈspɒnd, ˌkɒr- /
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verb (used without object)

to be in agreement or conformity (often followed by with or to): His actions do not correspond with his words.
to be similar or analogous; be equivalent in function, position, amount, etc. (usually followed by to): The U.S. Congress corresponds to the British Parliament.
to communicate by exchange of letters.

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Origin of correspond

1520–30; < (<Middle French ) Medieval Latin corrēspondēre.See cor-, respond
1. Correspond, agree, accord imply comparing persons or things and finding that they harmonize. Correspond suggests having an obvious similarity, though not agreeing in every detail: Part of this report corresponds with the facts. Agree implies having or arriving at a condition in which no essential difference of opinion or detail is evident: All the reports agree. Accord emphasizes agreeing exactly, both in fact and in point of view: This report accords with the other.
cor·re·spond·ing·ly, adverbpre·cor·re·spond, verb (used without object)
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British Dictionary definitions for correspond

correspond
/ (ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnd) /

verb (intr)

(usually foll by with or to) to conform, be in agreement, or be consistent or compatible (with); tally (with)
(usually foll by to) to be similar or analogous in character or function
(usually foll by with) to communicate by letter
correspondingly, adverb
C16: from Medieval Latin corrēspondēre, from Latin respondēre to respond
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