American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who communicates by means of letters.
- n. One employed by the print or broadcast media to supply news stories or articles: a foreign correspondent.
- n. One that has regular business dealings with another, especially at a distance.
- n. Something that corresponds; a correlative.
- adj. Corresponding.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the relation of correspondence. Occupying similar positions or having similar relations. See correspond, 1.
- Conformable; congruous; suited; similar: as, let behavior be correspondent to profession, and both be correspondent to good morals.
- Obedient; conformable in behavior.
- n. One who corresponds; one with whom intercourse, as of friendship or of business, is carried on by letters or messages; specifically, one who sends from a distance regular communications in epistolary form to a newspaper.
- adj. Corresponding.
- adj. Conforming; obedient.
- n. Someone who or something which corresponds.
- n. A journalist who sends reports to his newspaper or radio or television station from a distant or overseas location.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Suitable; adapted; fit; corresponding; congruous; conformable; in accord or agreement; obedient; willing.
- n. One with whom intercourse is carried on by letter.
- n. One who communicates information, etc., by letter or telegram to a newspaper or periodical.
- n. (Com.) One who carries on commercial intercourse by letter or telegram with a person or firm at a distance.
- n. a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
- adj. similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
- n. someone who communicates by means of letters
- From Latin, via Middle French or directly, from Medieval Latin correspndent-, stem of correspondens present participle of correspondere (Wiktionary)
“Now, when you call overseas, and if your correspondent is a person of interest, thereâ€ ™ s a slight chance that your call is being monitored by the NSA.”
“When the doctor realizes that the hapless correspondent is the perfect subject for his next experiment, he drugs the unfortunate man and injects him with a serum that gradually transforms him into a hideous, two-headed monster.”
“Miami Herald Latin American correspondent Oppenheimer traveled all over Mexico between 1992 and 1995, and this crisply written, eye-opening report depicts a country in the throes of political turmoil, corruption, peasant rebellions and massive layoffs.”
“The modern slasher movie, like your correspondent, is a child of the 1970s.”
“Your humble correspondent is the acolyte on the Epistle side.”
“If my Indian correspondent is correct that the cost of living there is one-fifth that of the United States, then there is a form of cost-of-living arbitrage available.”
“• I don't think the correspondent is being realistic.”
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“There were three other compatriots present in the audience — the leader of the opposition, Mr T. Deligiannis, his niece, and a correspondent from the Acropolis newspaper.”
“The growing cloud of rumour became so widespread early in May that a special correspondent from the Express was dispatched to track down the base from which it was assumed the airship must be flying.”
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