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Noun: correspondent  ,kor-u'spón-dunt or ,kór-i'spón-dunt [N. Amer], ,kó-ri'spón-dunt [Brit]
  1. Someone who communicates by means of letters
    - letter writer
  2. A journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    - newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter, pressman
Adjective: correspondent  ,kor-u'spón-dunt or ,kór-i'spón-dunt [N. Amer], ,kó-ri'spón-dunt [Brit]
  1. Similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
    "brains and computers are often considered correspondent";
    - analogous

Derived forms: correspondents

See also: similar

Type of: communicator, journalist, journo [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Correspondent