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Definition of 'correspondence'


  1. communication by the exchange of letters
  2. compatibility of observations; "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence"
       Synonyms: agreement
  3. the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount
       Synonyms: commensurateness proportionateness
  4. a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set
       Synonyms: mapping map
  5. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
       Synonyms: symmetry symmetricalness balance
       Antonyms: asymmetry dissymmetry imbalance
  6. similarity by virtue of corresponding
       Synonyms: parallelism

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