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CORRESPONDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does corresponding mean? 

CORRESPONDING (adjective)
  The adjective CORRESPONDING has 4 senses:

1. accompanying
2. similar especially in position or purpose
3. conforming in every respect
4. agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree

  Familiarity information: CORRESPONDING used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CORRESPONDING (adjective)


Sense 1corresponding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Accompanying

Context example:

all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities

Similar:

related; related to (being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics)


Sense 2corresponding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Similar especially in position or purpose

Context example:

a number of corresponding diagonal points

Similar:

similar (marked by correspondence or resemblance)


Sense 3corresponding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Conforming in every respect

Synonyms:

comparable; corresponding; like

Context examples:

boxes with corresponding dimensions / the like period of the preceding year

Similar:

same (closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree)


Sense 4corresponding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree

Synonyms:

in proportion to; proportionate; corresponding

Context example:

the figures are large but the corresponding totals next year will be larger

Similar:

commensurate (corresponding in size or degree or extent)


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