- correspondence school,
- correspondence theory,
- correspondent bank,
- corresponding angles,
Origin of corresponding
verb (used without object)
Origin of correspond
Examples from the Web for corresponding
But it is not working with the corresponding tribes on the Syrian side of the mostly nonexistent Iraq-Syria border.Military Hates White House ‘Micromanagement’ of ISIS War|Josh Rogin, Eli Lake|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Numbers were read off, each one corresponding to an alternate who would be seated.
In 1988, the corresponding percentages were 51 percent and 60 percent.
When a larger version of the symbol displayed, I hit the corresponding number as quickly as possible.What Happened When I Replaced Coffee With 30 Seconds of Exercise|Gregory Ferenstein|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Powers was corresponding with more than 200 women at the time of his arrest.Murder, She Wrote: Jayne Anne Phillips on Her New Novel|Jane Ciabattari|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We have now in practise over 2,000 lawyers and a corresponding number of doctors.Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence|Various
It is as false a stimulant as opium or alcohol, and leaves a corresponding mark.The Translation of a Savage, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Being of a nature more or less sensitive to atmospheric influences, I feel a corresponding gloominess.Fibble, D. D.|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
The corresponding point midway between N and W (to the left) is north-west.Man on the Ocean|R.M. Ballantyne
We have only to listen to the universal harmony, and to see that it move us to corresponding praise.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Revelation|William Milligan
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.