corresponding

[ kawr-uh-spon-ding, kor- ]
/ ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dɪŋ, ˌkɒr- /

adjective

identical in all essentials or respects: corresponding fingerprints.
similar in position, purpose, form, etc.: corresponding officials in two states.
associated in a working or other relationship: a bolt and its corresponding nut.
dealing with correspondence: a corresponding secretary.
employing the mails as a means of association: a corresponding member of a club.

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Origin of corresponding

First recorded in 1570–80; correspond + -ing2

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