Simple Definition of corresponding
: having the same characteristics as something else : matching something else
: directly related to something
Full Definition of corresponding
1 a : having or participating in the same relationship (as kind, degree, position, correspondence, or function) especially with regard to the same or like wholes (as geometric figures or sets) <corresponding parts of similar triangles> b : related, accompanying <all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities — W. P. Paepcke>
2 a : charged with the duty of writing letters <corresponding secretary> b : participating or serving at a distance and by mail <a corresponding member of the society>
Examples of corresponding in a sentence
“Robert” is a boy's name, and the corresponding name for a girl is “Roberta.”
a test question and its corresponding chapter in the textbook
As the cost of steel goes up, expect to see a corresponding increase in building costs.
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