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correspond
used in 1776

2 meanings, 16 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.)
  • She, too, was a patron of the bookstore, a correspondingly plump, gregarious young woman named Lucy Flucker, whose father, Thomas Flucker, was the royal secretary of the province.
    p. 59.1

There are no more uses of "correspond" flagged with this meaning in 1776.

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2  —4 uses as in:
corresponding by email
Definition
communicate by writing letters or email
  • But in private correspondence from his London home, he had been assuring friends that "some[thing] will be done" about America.
    p. 19.1
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The Continental Congress had appointed George Washington to lead "the army of the United Colonies," but in correspondence with the general, the President of Congress, John Hancock, referred to it only as "the troops under your command."
    p. 24.9
  • Washington was a man of exceptional, almost excessive self-command, rarely permitting himself any show of discouragement or despair, but in the privacy of his correspondence with Joseph Reed, he began now to reveal how very low and bitter he felt, if the truth were known.
    p. 64.2
  • New York should be made the "seat of war," Gage had stressed in correspondence with the administration in London, and Howe and the others were of the same opinion.
    p. 71.5

There are no more uses of "correspond" flagged with this meaning in 1776.

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exact meaning not specified
  • What was remarkable was the degree to which it corresponded with Washington's own mind and plans.
    p. 272.1
  • The miseries of the troops still besieged at Boston, and of those Americans loyal to the King who, fearing for their lives, had abandoned everything to find refuge in the town, were also described in letters published in the London papers or in correspondence to friends and relatives in London.
    p. 8.7
  • He found he enjoyed expressing himself on paper and had a penchant in such correspondence for endless philosophizing on the meaning of life.
    p. 22.3
  • It was there that Washington conferred with his highest-ranking officers, convened his councils of war, and, with staff help, coped with numberless problems of organization, issued orders, and labored over correspondence—paperwork without end, letters to Congress, appeals to the governors of the New England states, and the legislature of Massachusetts.
    p. 42.1
  • The state of inactivity, in which this army has lain for some time, by no means corresponds with my wishes, by some decisive stroke, to relieve my country from the heavy expense its subsistence must create.
    p. 54.5
  • Yet the whole time he had been secretly corresponding with the British in cipher, and was in their pay.
    p. 55.8
  • The pace of the commander's correspondence, the numbers of post riders and uniformed officers coming and going, gave evidence of something in the offing.
    p. 85.9
  • That he was about to take action could be read easily enough between the lines of this and other correspondence that went speeding off in the pouches of fast mail riders.
    p. 86.3
  • As he had often before in his life, Washington eased the stress of waiting by catching up with his correspondence, writing again to Joseph Reed and to a young black poet, Phillis Wheatley, then living in Providence, who had sent him a poem written in his honor: "Proceed, great chief, with virtue on thy side / Thy every action let the goddess guide."
    p. 90.2
  • A letter addressed to a person in a position of public responsibility ought to indicate that station, Washington said, otherwise it would appear mere private correspondence.
    p. 145.7
  • WASHINGTON, AS USUAL, was up before dawn, drafting correspondence at his spacious new headquarters, the Palladian-style mansion of a departed Loyalist, Colonel Roger Morris, with whom he had once served in the French and Indian War.
    p. 216.9

There are no more uses of "correspond" in 1776.

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