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correspond

cor·re·spond

correspond

 
 
pronunciation:
kor spand
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Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: corresponded, corresponding, corresponds
definition 1: to be in agreement or accordance; match (often followed by "with" or "to").
Your story of what happened that night corresponds with your neighbor's.
synonyms:
accord, agree, coincide, match, square, tally
similar words:
cohere, comport, concur, conform, consort, coordinate, equal, mesh, parallel, resemble
definition 2: to be similar in structure, position, purpose, function, or the like; be analogous or equivalent (usually followed by "to").
His role as president corresponds to hers as prime minister.
synonyms:
match
similar words:
compare, correlate, relate
definition 3: to communicate by writing letters, esp. over a period of time.
My father corresponded with his brother all his life.
similar words:
communicate, write
Word Parts
The word correspond contains the following part:
cor- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix cor- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with "r." See com-.