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.
- cor·re·spond·ing·ly, adverb
- pre·cor·re·spond, verb (used without object)
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How to use correspond in a sentence
Because there are about 50 such nerve clusters on each side of the brain in this layer, this establishes a one-to-one mapping between types of sensory neurons and corresponding nerve clusters.Deep Neural Networks Help to Explain Living Brains | Anil Ananthaswamy | October 28, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
The large spike in deaths in April 2020 corresponds to the coronavirus outbreak in the Northeast, after which the number of excess deaths decreased regularly and substantially until July, when it started to increase again.279,700 Extra Deaths In The US So Far In This Pandemic Year | LGBTQ-Editor | October 15, 2020 | No Straight News
Just hover your mouse over the dash lines on the graph to see if certain algo updates correspond with your site’s traffic changes.
For classrooms, the current regulations of primary air flow correspond to an air exchange of about six per hour.When COVID-19 Superspreaders Are Talking, Where You Sit In The Room Matters | LGBTQ-Editor | October 11, 2020 | No Straight News
What’s more, because all of this information is linked to Salesforce, anything you enter in Scratchpad updates the corresponding fields and sections in Salesforce automatically.Scratchpad announces $3.6M seed to put work space on top of Salesforce | Ron Miller | October 6, 2020 | TechCrunch
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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
He corresponded with The Daily Beast on conditions of anonymity.
Their ascendancy corresponded with a moment of increased lesbian visibility and so-called lesbian chic.Tick-Tock: The Explosive Power of the Lesbian Avengers | Tim Teeman | March 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The serial numbers of the $900 in bills allegedly corresponded to those of the buy money.
Until his death, not long ago, we often corresponded on railway and other matters, and he was always my staunch friend.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
He was the first subject in England by rank, and the qualities of his mind corresponded with his high station.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
She corresponded regularly enough with her cousin, and there was nothing very remarkable about the letters that were interchanged.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
He corresponded on flattering terms with Charlemagne, and fixed a seal to his charters.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The saloons, rooms, and internal arrangements corresponded to the high expectations which the sight of the outside raised.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for correspond
(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
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