verb (used without object)
- correlation ratio,
- correlative conjunction,
- correspondence column,
- correspondence course,
- correspondence principle,
- correspondence school
Origin of correspond
Origin of corresponding
Examples from the Web for correspondingly
Third, and correspondingly, Lapid was polling around 10 seats a month ago.
Yet Facebook is rapidly proving itself a correspondingly disappointing investment -- and worse may be ahead.
More than anything else, however, it recognizes that society has changed and, correspondingly, so must sensible conservatives.
The commanding officer thought so too, and was in a correspondingly bad humour.The Triumph of Hilary Blachland|Bertram Mitford
The editors and reporters this year numbered eleven, and the force in the mechanical departments was correspondingly increased.
A Saturnian correspondingly placed would get no reflected sunlight from the ring system.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy|Richard A. Proctor
Provisions are even more scarce there than at Ever-Flowing Waters, and correspondingly dearer.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China|Evariste Regis Huc
America is distant but a few days' sail, and the cost of a passage is correspondingly low.Our First Half-Century|Government of Queensland
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.