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correspond
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

3 meanings, 6 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
corresponding time period
Definition
connect or fit together by being equivalent, proportionate, or matched

(Two things are equivalent if they have the same or very similar value, purpose, or result.)
  • I find that before the terrible event occurred several people had seen a creature upon the moor which corresponds with this Baskerville demon, and which could not possibly be any animal known to science.
    Chapter 3 — The Problem (23% in)
corresponds = matches
  • I have cross-examined these men, one of them a hard-headed countryman, one a farrier, and one a moorland farmer, who all tell the same story of this dreadful apparition, exactly corresponding to the hell-hound of the legend.
    Chapter 3 — The Problem (25% in)
corresponding = matching
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2  —2 uses as in:
corresponding by email
Definition
communicate by writing letters or email
  • Did you correspond with Sir Charles?
    Chapter 11 — The Man on the Tor (17% in)
correspond = exchange letters through the mail
  • Did you correspond with him?
    Chapter 11 — The Man on the Tor (15% in)
correspond = exchange letters through the mail
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3  —1 use as in:
a correspondence course
Definition
done from afar
  • Corresponding member of the Swedish Pathological Society.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (54% in)
corresponding = distant (not generally present—historically communicating through writing)
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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • In every way it corresponded with the scene of the old tragedy.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (34% in)

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