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Definition of 'correspond'


  1. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
       Synonyms: match fit check jibe gibe tally agree
       Antonyms: disagree disaccord discord
  2. be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
       Synonyms: equate
  3. exchange messages; "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"
  4. take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"
       Synonyms: represent stand for

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