# correspond

Correspond is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

### Pronunciation

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## Verb

 Plain formcorrespond Third-person singularcorresponds Past tensecorresponded Past participlecorresponded Present participlecorresponding
1. (intransitive) If ${\displaystyle x}$  corresponds to ${\displaystyle y}$ , there is a close relationship between ${\displaystyle x}$  and ${\displaystyle y}$ .
The current situation in Sri Lanka corresponds closely to the situation in Thailand in 1982.
Check that this number corresponds with the one on the document.
2. (intransitive) If two people correspond, they write letters to each other.
She corresponded with him for three years before they finally met in 1917.