corresponder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

correspond +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

corresponder (plural corresponders)

  1. One who corresponds, or writes letters.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin correspondēre, present active infinitive of correspondeō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ku.ʁɨʃ.põ.ˈdeɾ/
  • Hyphenation: cor‧res‧pon‧der

Verb[edit]

corresponder (first-person singular present indicative correspondo, past participle correspondido)

  1. to correspond, match
  2. to be proportional
  3. to be equivalent (to)
  4. to be suitable

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

co- + the verb responder, from Latin respondere.

Verb[edit]

corresponder (first-person singular present correspondo, first-person singular preterite correspondí, past participle correspondido)

  1. (intransitive) To correspond to (be similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc.)
  2. (transitive) To respond to.
    • 2017 July 13, “[FOTOS] La relación de amabilidad y desconfianza entre Trump y Macron”, in El Comercio[1]:
      Durante su primer encuentro con Macron, en la cumbre de la OTAN en Bruselas el 25 de mayo, pudo constatar que el presidente más joven de la historia de Francia supo corresponderle.

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