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Adjective: corresponding  ,kor-u'spón-ding or ,kór-u'spón-ding [N. Amer], ,kó-ru'spón-ding [Brit]
  1. Accompanying
    "all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities"
  2. Similar especially in position or purpose
    "a number of corresponding diagonal points"
  3. Conforming in every respect
    "boxes with corresponding dimensions";
    - comparable, like
Verb: correspond  ,kor-u'spónd or ,kór-i'spónd [N. Amer], ,kó-ri'spónd [Brit]
  1. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    - match, fit, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, marry up, marry
  2. Be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    - equate
  3. Exchange messages
    "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"
  4. Take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
    - represent, stand for

See also: related, related to, same, similar

Type of: be, equal

Encyclopedia: Corresponding