Meaning of corresponding


Pronunciation: (kôr"u-spon'ding, kor"-), [key]
— adj.
  1. identical in all essentials or respects: corresponding fingerprints.
  2. similar in position, purpose, form, etc.: corresponding officials in two states.
  3. associated in a working or other relationship: a bolt and its corresponding nut.
  4. dealing with correspondence: a corresponding secretary.
  5. employing the mails as a means of association: a corresponding member of a club.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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