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correspond
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

3 meanings, 3 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.)
  • Louie had a rare biomechanical advantage, hips that rolled as he ran; when one leg reached forward, the corresponding hip swung forward with it, giving Louie an exceptionally efficient, seven-foot stride.
    p. 17.1
corresponding = matching
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2  —1 use as in:
corresponding by email
Definition
communicate by writing letters or email
  • By the spring of 1944, the mothers of the Green Hornet crewmen, as well as other family members, had begun to correspond.
    p. 218.5
correspond = exchange letters through the mail
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3  —1 use as in:
foreign correspondent of the paper
Definition
a reporter — typically from a foreign country or with a particular expertise
  • Bob Simon, CBS's on-air correspondent for the story, thought that this would probably be his only chance to question Watanabe, so there in the lobby, he began grilling him about his treatment of Louie.
    p. 395.7
correspondent = reporter
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