American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act, fact, or state of agreeing or conforming.
- n. Similarity or analogy.
- n. Communication by the exchange of letters.
- n. The letters written or received.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A relation of parallelism, or similarity in position and relation. See correspondent, a., 1, and correspond, 1.
- n. A relation of conformableness or congruity; the state of being adapted or reciprocally related in form or character; a condition of agreement or relative fitness.
- n. In mathematics, a mode of relation by which each individual of one set is related to a definite number of individuals of another (or the same) set, and a definite number of individuals of the first set is related to each individual of the second set. If M is the first number and N the second, the relation is said to be an N to M correspondence.
- n. That which corresponds to something else; one of a pair or series that is complementary to another or others.
- n. Intercourse between persons at a distance by means of letters sent and answers received.
- n. Hence The letters which pass between correspondents: as, the correspondence of Goethe and Schiller is published.
- n. Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of offices or civilities; social relation.
- n. uncountable Friendly discussion.
- n. uncountable Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
- n. uncountable An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
- n. uncountable Newspaper or news stories, generally.
- n. uncountable Postal or other written communications.
- n. set theory, countable Another name for a relation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.
- n. The letters which pass between correspondents.
- n. Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.
- n. the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount
- n. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
- n. compatibility of observations
- n. similarity by virtue of corresponding
- n. communication by the exchange of letters
“The EHRC made clear that the correspondence is a formal letter before action, putting the government on notice that it may turn to the courts to seek a judicial review of the guidance if it is not amended.”
“Of the many letters received recently what comes through in much of the correspondence is the strong sense of relief at knowing the details of their illness and the hope inspired by the rigorous evaluation of their problem using”
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“Here too the correspondence is exemplary of an age in which, for the first time, the role of the patron and of gentlemanly subscribers is in uneasy competition with the influence of a mass public and the publishers who sell books to that public.”
“By the late 1920s, Rakosi was in correspondence with Ezra Pound, who prompted Louis Zukofsky to contact him.”
“All federal forms and correspondence is bilingual.”
“Please see links to Richard Toliver, who constantly (in correspondence, news articles, etc.) tries to pass himself off as a "second generation" Tuskegee Airman ... he even went to Iraq (see ARTICLES) telling the troops over there of his self-acclaimed status ...”
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“For a long time he had been in correspondence with the chief banks in Shanghai and Macao.”
“Taliancich asked why he's received other correspondence from the bank "that make it seem like you guys have no idea what's going on.”
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