correspondent: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kôr"u-spon'dunt, kor"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who communicates by letters.
  2. a person employed by a news agency, periodical, television network, etc., to gather, report, or contribute news, articles, and the like regularly from a distant place.
  3. a person who contributes a letter or letters to a newspaper, magazine, etc.
  4. a person or firm that has regular business relations with another, esp. at a distance.
  5. a thing that corresponds to something else.
  1. consistent, similar, or analogous; corresponding.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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