correspondent

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1cor·re·spon·dent

adjective \ˌkr-ə-ˈspän-dənt, ˌkär-\

Definition of CORRESPONDENT

2
:  fitting, conforming —used with with or to <the outcome was entirely correspondent with my wishes>

Examples of CORRESPONDENT

  1. <reading and writing are actually correspondent activities>

Origin of CORRESPONDENT

Middle English, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French, from Medieval Latin correspondent-, correspondens, present participle of correspondēre
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with CORRESPONDENT

2correspondent

noun

: someone who writes letters or e-mails to another person

: a person whose job is to send news to a newspaper, radio station, or television program often from different places around the world

Full Definition of CORRESPONDENT

1
a :  one who communicates with another by letter
b :  one who has regular commercial relations with another
c :  one who contributes news or commentary to a publication (as a newspaper) or a radio or television network often from a distant place <a war correspondent>
2
:  something that corresponds

Examples of CORRESPONDENT

  1. When writing to business correspondents, use a formal tone.
  2. <a correspondent in the Middle East bureau just filed a new report on the coup>

First Known Use of CORRESPONDENT

circa 1630

Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith

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