Definition of corresponding
1a : having or participating in the same relationship (such as kind, degree, position, correspondence, or function) especially with regard to the same or like wholes (such as geometric figures or sets) corresponding parts of similar trianglesb : related, accompanying individual rights and their corresponding responsibilities
2a : charged with the duty of writing letters corresponding secretaryb : participating or serving at a distance and by mail a corresponding member of the society
correspondinglyplay \ˌkȯr-ə-ˈspän-diŋ-lē, ˌkär-\ adverb
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.
Recent Examples of corresponding from the Web
But according to their corresponding attendance records, most suspensions were not reported.
The M’s have two options for the corresponding roster move to bring Gaviglio back.
Outfielder Michael Conforto (bruised left hand) was activated from the disabled list in a corresponding move.
These tax cuts were not backed up with any corresponding cuts in spending.
There were others, too, each with their own corresponding meal springing to mind.
The Brewers will announce a corresponding roster move –
On the other side, the cuts’ corresponding benefit reductions would hit lower-income and older workers hardest, particularly in the last years before retirement.
In a corresponding roster move Tuesday, utility man Chase d’Arnaud was placed on paternity leave.
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CORRESPONDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of corresponding for English Language Learners
: having the same characteristics as something else : matching something else
: directly related to something
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