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Definitions of correspondence

  1. compatibility of observations; " there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; " the results of two tests were in correspondence"
  2. ( mathematics) an attribute of a shape; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
  3. the relation of correspondence in degree or size or amount
  4. similarity by virtue of correspondence
  5. communication by exchange of letters
  6. communication by the exchange of letters
  7. a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set
  8. ( mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
  9. Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.
  10. The letters which pass between correspondents.
  11. Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.
  12. Communication between persons or between institutions or organizations by an exchange of letters. Its use in indexing and cataloging will generally figure in historical and biographical material.
  13. Communication by letters; agreement; similarity.
  14. Suitableness; agreement; intercourse by letters; body of letters interchanged.
  15. Mutual adaptation; agreement.
  16. Communication by letters; also, the letters themselves.
  17. Relation; congrnity; mutual adaptation of one thing to another; intercourse by means of letters; the letters which pass between correspondents.
  18. Suitableness; fitness; intercourse by letters or otherwise; the letters so sent.
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Usage examples for correspondence

  1. But on the probable state of Holland I shall say more, when in this correspondence I come to talk over with you the state in which any sort of Jacobin peace will leave all Europe. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. Correspondence concerning editoral matters may be addressed to any of the general editors. – An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste, and of the Origin of our Ideas of Beauty, etc. by Frances Reynolds
  3. The fact that we have kept up a correspondence ever since proves it. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  4. Besides all this, he was obliged to keep up a correspondence with a great number of people. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  5. " I was always sure," she said, " that we were wrong to stop our correspondence at the request of Mr. Girdlestone." – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. I will gladly let my own correspondence go in order to be saved from theirs. – If I May by A. A. Milne
  7. Pope was his adored friend and kept up a lively correspondence with him; Swift was always welcome at his table. – Studies from Court and Cloister by J.M. Stone
  8. Napoleon's own correspondence shows that he believed this to be so. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  9. As soon as he had finished reading his correspondence she intended joining him. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  10. General Grant had understood his situation, and a correspondence had taken place. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  11. Then, in addition to that, I'll pass the word that you're to be put on the list for correspondence stuff. – Plotting in Pirate Seas by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  12. By books and correspondence, they kept up a close connection with the brilliant world they had deserted. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  13. Suddenly Nick dropped his correspondence, and turned. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  14. " That's my correspondence," said he. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. Here she found Lucas reading some correspondence of his own. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  16. They seem to keep on terms of easy correspondence. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  17. It is clear from the correspondence on the subject how much interest they aroused. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  18. I have the correspondence from all of you Sanford girls. – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester
  19. A foolish question, probably; for if the correspondence were meant to be secret, it would be addressed to Harvey at his club, not to the house. – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  20. But to be sent away like a naughty school girl under a solemn vow against correspondence- The price of your consent, you remember, was the gringo's life? – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
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