- 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.
Origin of corresponding
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