[ kawr-uh-spon-ding, kor- ]
See synonyms for: correspondingcorrespondingly on

  1. identical in all essentials or respects: corresponding fingerprints.

  2. similar in position, purpose, form, etc.: corresponding officials in two states.

  1. associated in a working or other relationship: a bolt and its corresponding nut.

  2. dealing with correspondence: a corresponding secretary.

  3. employing the mails as a means of association: a corresponding member of a club.

Origin of corresponding

First recorded in 1570–80; correspond + -ing2

Other words from corresponding

  • cor·re·spond·ing·ly, adverb
  • non·cor·res·pond·ing, adjective, noun
  • non·cor·res·pond·ing·ly, adverb
  • un·cor·re·spond·ing, adjective
  • un·cor·re·spond·ing·ly, adverb

Words Nearby corresponding Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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