verb (used without object)
- correlation ratio,
- correlative conjunction,
- correspondence column,
- correspondence course,
- correspondence principle,
- correspondence school
Origin of correspond
Examples from the Web for corresponded
From September through November 2005, I corresponded with him via email to find out what had happened to me that night.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was given the opportunity to—I corresponded with my birth mother—but I chose to not pursue a relationship.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'|Marlow Stern|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He corresponded with The Daily Beast on conditions of anonymity.
One of those writers, Charles Maurras, had corresponded with Proust in the 1890s, until the Affair severed their relations.
I corresponded with potential adoptive parents and spent a long weekend in Boise with the frontrunners.
All the seals were his, and corresponded exactly with that he wore on his finger as a ring.A Noble Queen, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Philip Meadows Taylor
I have it in my power to acquaint you, that the success of our arms has corresponded with the justice of our cause.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. I (of 9)|Thomas Jefferson
If possible they were not to lose sight of each other, and they corresponded by signals and through the megalophone.The Disentanglers|Andrew Lang
A verdict was obtained which corresponded to the Cambridge decree.Oxford and its Story|Cecil Headlam
Robert Hyslop had really had many philosophical discussions with him, and they had corresponded.Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research|Michael Sage
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.