English dictionary

Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English verb: correspond

1. correspond (stative) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

SamplesThe 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.

Synonymsagree, check, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)be, equal

Narrower (hyponym)accord, adhere, agree, align, answer, bear out, befit, beseem, coincide, concord, conform to, consist, consort, correlate, corroborate, duplicate, fit, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, homologize, look, meet, parallel, parallel, pattern, resemble, rhyme, rime, square, suit, support, twin, underpin

Verb groupaccord, agree, check, check out, concord, consort, fit in, harmonise, harmonize

Antonymsdisaccord, discord, disagree

2. correspond (stative) be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)be, equal

3. correspond (communication) exchange messages

SamplesMy Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Narrower (hyponym)drop a line, write


4. correspond (stative) take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

SamplesBecause of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin.

Synonymsrepresent, stand for

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)be, equal

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk