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correspond
used in Outliers

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use 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.)
  • They can hold more numbers in their heads and do calculations faster, and the way fractions are expressed in their languages corresponds exactly to the way a fraction actually is, and maybe that makes them a little more likely to enjoy math, and maybe because they enjoy math a little more, they try a little harder and take more math classes and are more willing to do their homework, and on and on, in a kind of virtuous circle.
    Chapter 8 (27% in)
corresponds = matches
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2  —1 use as in:
corresponding by email
Definition
communicate by writing letters or email
  • At the age of twelve, he began corresponding with local geologists about rock formations he had seen in Central Park, and he so impressed them that they invited him to give a lecture before the New York Mineralogical Club.
    Chapter 4 (75% in)
corresponding = exchanging letters or messages
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