Definition of correspond in English:


Line breaks: cor¦res|pond
Pronunciation: /kɒrɪˈspɒnd


[no object]
  • 2Communicate by exchanging letters: Margaret corresponded with him until his death the doctor and I corresponded for more than two decades
    More example sentences
    • During that time, Mary made many friends around the Cloonfad region and corresponded with them by letter and card at Christmas time.
    • Bonny corresponded with me and communicated with me over the telephone.
    • Since 1987 we have corresponded with letters and tapes - now replaced by email and CDs.
    exchange letters, communicate, keep in touch, keep in contact; write to, write letters to


late Middle English: from Old French correspondre, from medieval Latin correspondere, from cor- 'together' + Latin respondere (see respond).

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