correspondence love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act, fact, or state of agreeing or conforming.
  • noun A similarity, connection, or equivalence.
  • noun Communication by the exchange of letters, e-mails, or other forms of written messages.
  • noun The messages sent or received.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A relation of parallelism, or similarity in position and relation. See correspondent, a., 1, and correspond, 1.
  • noun 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.
  • noun 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.
  • noun That which corresponds to something else; one of a pair or series that is complementary to another or others.
  • noun Intercourse between persons at a distance by means of letters sent and answers received.
  • noun Hence The letters which pass between correspondents: as, the correspondence of Goethe and Schiller is published.
  • noun Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of offices or civilities; social relation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.
  • noun The letters which pass between correspondents.
  • noun Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable Friendly discussion.
  • noun uncountable Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
  • noun uncountable An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
  • noun uncountable Newspaper or news stories, generally.
  • noun uncountable Postal or other written communications.
  • noun set theory, countable Another name for a relation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount
  • noun (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
  • noun compatibility of observations
  • noun similarity by virtue of corresponding
  • noun communication by the exchange of letters


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  • You CAN'T take a dAnce class through correspondEnce.

    April 3, 2011