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Definition of correspond verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˌkɑrəˈspɑnd//
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they correspond
    he / she / it corresponds
    past simple corresponded
    -ing form corresponding
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  1. 1[intransitive] to be the same as or match something synonym agree, tally Your account and hers do not correspond. correspond with something Your account of events does not correspond with hers. correspond to something The written record of the conversation doesn't correspond to (= is different from) what was actually said.
  2. 2[intransitive] correspond (to something) to be similar to or the same as something else The British job of Lecturer corresponds roughly to the U.S. job of Associate Professor.
  3. 3[intransitive] correspond (with somebody) (formal) to write letters to someone and receive letters from them
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