Definition of corresponding
- corresponding parts of similar triangles
- corresponding secretary
- a corresponding member of the society
“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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approaching, approximating, close, coextensive, coincident, conformable, conforming, consistent, consonant, duplicate, equal, equivalent, identical, indistinguishable, interchangeable, me-too, redundant, same, selfsame, substitutable, synonymous, twin;
on the order of;
: having the same characteristics as something else : matching something else
: directly related to something
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